Democratic Theory Today / Edition 1

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Democratic Theory Today / Edition 1

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, liberal democracy appears as the only valid form of democracy. Nonetheless, the well-established parliamentary regimes are facing serious threats to both their liberal and their democratic values. Among these threats are economic globalization and the growing assertion of cultural difference and nationalism.

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ISBN-13: 9780745621944
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents



Democratic Theory Today: An Introduction April Carter and Geoffrey Stokes.

Part I: Challenges to Democracy.

Chapter 1: Democracy and Citizenship Geoffrey Stokes.

Chapter 2: Democracy and Inequality Harry Brighouse.

Chapter 3: Democracy, Citizenship and Gender Elizabeth Frazer.

Chapter 4: Democracy and Group Rights John Kane.

Chapter 5: Democracy and Nationalism Margaret Canovan.

Chapter 6: Democracy and Indigneous Self-determination Michele Ivanitz.

Part II: Theoretical Responses.

Chapter 7: Deliberative Democracy Mark Warren.

Chapter 8: Civil Society and Democracy Baogang He.

Chapter 9: Associative Democracy April Carter.

Chapter 10: Social Democracy Raymond Plant.

Chapter 11: Transnational Democracy Anthony McGrew.


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