Trust in the Capacities of the People, Distrust in Elites

Trust in the Capacities of the People, Distrust in Elites

by Kenneth Good


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498502450
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 09/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Good is adjunct professor in global studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, and visiting professor in political and international studies at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Democratization in Athens: Participatory Democracy as a Dual Process of Empowering the People and Controlling Elites
Chapter 2. Democratization in Britain: A Long, Repeated and Incomplete Aspiration
Chapter 3. Democratization in South Africa: The People versus a Militarist, Predominant Ethno-Nationalist Elite.
Chapter 4. Democracy in the Capitalist Heartlands: Alienation and Dysfunctionalities
Chapter 5. Democratization in Europe and North Africa: Democracy Regains Its Revolutionary Potentialities.
Chapter 6. Democratization in South Africa in 21st Century: The Potentialities of the Organised Urban Poor and the Hostility of a Factionalised and Corrupt ANC

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