Liberal Democracy and Its Critics: Perspectives in Contemporary Political Thought

Liberal Democracy and Its Critics: Perspectives in Contemporary Political Thought

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ISBN-13: 9780745619200
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/11/1998
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements.

Contributors.

Introduction: Liberal Democracy and its Critics: April Carter and Geoffrey Stokes .

1. Friedrich Hayek: Elitism and Democracy: Chandran Kukathas.

2. Hannah Arendt: Republicanism and Democracy: Margaret Canovan.

3. Vaclav Havel: Civil Society, Citizenship and Democracy: April Carter.

4. Jurgen Habermas and Deliberative Democracy: Martin Leet.

5. Richard Rorty: Postmodernism and a Pragmatic Defence of Democracy: Katherine Welton.

6. John Rawls: Liberal Democracy Restated: Jonathan Wolff.

7. Michael Walzer: Pluralism, Justice and Democracy: Mark Kingwell.

8. Charles Taylor: Selfhood, Community and Democracy: John Horton.

9. Carole Pateman: Participatory Democracy and Feminism: Barbara Sullivan.

10. Iris Marion Young: The Politics of Difference, Justice and Democracy: Don Fletcher.

11. Michel Foucault and Agonistic Democracy: Lois McNay.

Index.

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