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Radical Democracy: Identity, Citizenship, and the State

Radical Democracy: Identity, Citizenship, and the State

by David Trend
     
 

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Radical Democracy addresses the loss of faith in conventional party politics and argues for new ways of thinking about diversity, liberty and civic responsibility. The cultural and social theorists in Radical Democracy broaden the discussion beyond the conventional and conservative rhetoric by investigating the applicability of radical democracy in

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Radical Democracy addresses the loss of faith in conventional party politics and argues for new ways of thinking about diversity, liberty and civic responsibility. The cultural and social theorists in Radical Democracy broaden the discussion beyond the conventional and conservative rhetoric by investigating the applicability of radical democracy in the United States. Issues debated include whether democracy is primarily a form of decision making or an instrument of popular empowerment; and whether democracy constitutes an abstract ideal or an achievable goal.

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In two volumes, presents selections representing the many aspects of work economists have done on the question of discrimination and group inequality. Volume I consists of essays and book excerpts that are primarily theoretical in intent; volume II, empirical in intent. Arrangement of 65 pieces is in sections that include racial and sexual inequality in the early years of the economics profession; neoclassical economics and the theory of discrimination; competition, culture, and alternative approaches to the economics of discrimination; indirect and direct tests of the presence of economic discrimination; identifying winners and losers from discrimination; and assessing antidiscrimination measures. Distributed by Ashgate. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415912471
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

David Trend is Director of the Center for Social Research and Education. He is the Executive Director for Socialist Review, published by CSRE.

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