Democracy: How Direct?: Views from the Founding Era and the Polling Era

Democracy: How Direct?: Views from the Founding Era and the Polling Era

by Elliott Abrams
     
 

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For more than two hundred years Americans have been debating how direct a democracy they want. Many hold that representative government too seldom reflects the people's real views, while others counter that direct popular voting will lead to excesses of passion and deficits of deliberation. In Democracy: How Direct? Elliot Abrams brings together eminent

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For more than two hundred years Americans have been debating how direct a democracy they want. Many hold that representative government too seldom reflects the people's real views, while others counter that direct popular voting will lead to excesses of passion and deficits of deliberation. In Democracy: How Direct? Elliot Abrams brings together eminent scholars to discuss the issues surrounding the dilemma of a representative versus direct democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742523197
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/15/2002
Series:
Ethics and Public Policy Center Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.41(d)

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