Foundations of Representative Democracy

Foundations of Representative Democracy

by Lance DeHaven-Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820440996
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Pages: 414

About the Author

The Author: Lance DeHaven-Smith is Associate Director of the Florida Institute of Government and Professor in the Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. He is the author of ten books on a wide range of topics. His works in political theory and philosophy include Philosophical Critiques of Policy Analysis and The Hidden Teachings of Jesus.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Capsule Summaries of Selected Works3
Representation11
Ethics13
Common Sense21
"Federalist Number 10"29
Opposition to Ratification of the U.S. Constitution by the Minority of the Pennsylvania Convention39
The Social Contract45
Reflections on the Revolution in France57
Considerations on Representative Government67
What Is to Be Done?81
Media and Mass Culture87
"The Knights" and "The Clouds"89
The Republic121
"Letter to Roger Weightman"129
Emile133
On Liberty155
"Democracy and Education"173
The Protestant Ethic and The Spirit of Capitalism187
Citizenry191
"Letter to James Madison" (1785)193
"Letter to James Madison" (1787)197
The Social Contract203
Democracy in America215
The Communist Manifesto231
"Fourth of July Oration"245
Civilization and Its Discontents261
Congress279
The Athenian Constitution281
The Rise of the Roman Empire291
The Discourses303
"Letter to Samuel Adams"315
"Federalist Number 51"323
"Federalist Number 70"331
"Letter to Samuel Kercheval"339
"Farewell Address"345
Congressional Government, "The Study of Administration," and "Freemen Need No Guardians"363
Bibliography403

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