Defending Politics: Why Democracy Matters in the Twenty-First Century

Defending Politics: Why Democracy Matters in the Twenty-First Century

by Matthew Flinders

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ISBN-13: 9780199644421
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/23/2012
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Matthew Flinders is Professor of Parliamentary Government & Governance at the University of Sheffield. His book Delegated Governance and the British State was awarded the W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize in 2009 for the best book in political science. He is also the author of Democratic Drift and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of British Politics.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1. The Nature of Political Rule in the Twenty-First Century
2. A Defence of Politics Against Itself
3. A Defence of Politics Against the Market
4. A Defence of Politics Against Denial
5. A Defence of Politics Against Storms
6. A Defence of Politics Against the Media
7. In Praise of Politics
8. A Footnote
Index

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