Democracy in Decline: Steps in the Wrong Direction

Democracy in Decline: Steps in the Wrong Direction

by James Allan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773543508
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 05/20/2014
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

James Allan is professor in the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 3

Part 1 Countries in Decline 6

United States 9

New Zealand 20

Canada 25

United Kingdom 30

Australia 34

Part 2 Causes of Decline 41

Judges 42

International Law 83

Supranational Organizations 107

Undemocratic Elites 121

Part 3 Complications Masking Decline 128

Part 4 Challenges Threatening More Decline 144

Concluding Remarks 160

Suggested Further Reading 167

Notes 169

Index 179

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