2 edition of On democracy. found in the catalog.
J. Arthur Partridge
|Statement||by J. Arthur Partridge ...|
|LC Classifications||JC423 .P27|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii p., 1 l., , 418 p.|
|Number of Pages||418|
|LC Control Number||10004923|
De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution Author: Alexis de Tocqueville. The last half of the 20th century has been an era of democratic triumph. The main antidemocratic regimes - communist, fascist, Nazi - have disappeared, and new democracies are emerging vigorously or tentatively throughout the world. In this book, a prominent political theorist provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it 3/5(2).
These are not in order of preference, but will provide you with a good understanding of the history of democracy: * Bernard Crick, A Very Short Introduction to Democracy (Oxford, ). This provides a short but accessible discussion of the origin. Democracy, Joan Didion's fourth novel, was published in Set in Hawaii and Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War, the book tells the story of Inez Victor, wife of U.S. Senator and one-time presidential hopeful Harry Victor, and her enduring romance with Jack Lovett, a CIA agent/war profiteer whom Inez first met as a teenager living in : Joan Didion.
Nancy MacLean's book stretches back to 19th century Vice President — and ardent secessionist — John C. Calhoun to find the roots of modern libertarianism, which she calls a threat to democracy. Books about democracy. Subcategories. This category has only the following subcategory. Novels about democracy (2 C, 1 P) Pages in category "Books about democracy" The following 49 pages are in this category, out of 49 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. A. Against Democracy.
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In this accessible and authoritative book, an eminent political theorist provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it confronts in the future."Dahl, this country's leading student of democratic theory and practice, has written an eloquent and concise summary of the great issues in democratic thought."-G.
John Ikenberry, Foreign Affairs/5(25). On Democracy, by the great E.B. White, can be read almost as a companion volume even though it came out in ” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) “Some of the finest examples of /5(15).
“The late Robert Dahl’s On Democracy is the source for how to govern democratically. Following the methods and channeling the insight of Dahl, Ian Shapiro’s new edition completes Dahl’s project and is must reading for the next generation and essential re-reading for Cited by: 1.
In this book, one of the On democracy. book prominent political theorists of our time provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it confronts in the future.3/5(6).
A collection of essays, letters and poems from E.B. White, “one of the country’s great literary treasures” (New York Times), centered on the subject of freedom and democracy in America. “I am a member of a party of one, and I live in an age of On democracy.
book These words were written by E. On Democracy by E.B. White is a captivating read that is written in the plainest detail what it meant to be alive. A book of essays that draw you in and make you think about the bigger picture. On Democracy is the kind of book that stays with you long after reading/5.
In this book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is The main anti-democratic regimes - communist, fascist, Nazi - have disappeared, and new democracies are emerging vigorously or tentatively throughout the world/5.
If you're looking for a list of top books on democracy then you're in the right place. Books on this list include Designing Democracy and Democracy and Economic Power: Extending the ESOP Revolution Through Binary Economics. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about democracy?" after checking out this list.
Just to be clear, there is no single best book on democracy. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about democracy.
An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. Discover the best Democracy in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Two important new books on democracy, expertise, and public ignorance.
Divided Democracy in the Age of His book is an excellent discussion of the ways in Author: Ilya Somin. Chapters include: “Democracy and Public Service”, “The Living Law”, “Justice for the Workers”, “Government in a Democracy”, “The Right to be Let Alone” and “The Right to Free Speech”.
This a first-rate book and essential to the understanding of by: And even in the rare cases where a "democracy" or a "republic" actually existed, most adults were not entitled to participate in political life. Although in its most general sense democracy is ancient, the form of democracy I shall be mainly discussing in this book is a product of the twentieth century.
"A primer on democracy [Dahl’s] book is a useful introduction to democracy from a particular, but widely accepted, point of view. Recommended for general readers and undergraduate students."—Choice "On Democracy is a work which ought to be read, especially by those interested in a clear, concise.
Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. This new edition includes two additional chapters by Ian Shapiro, Dahl’s successor as Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale and a leading contemporary authority on democracy.
Get this from a library. On democracy. [Robert A Dahl] -- "A primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it confronts in the future."--Jacket. On Democracy is a collection of fifty-one essays, letters, and poems by twentieth-century author E.
White, edited by his granddaughter and literary executor Martha White. It includes an introduction by Jon Meacham. Contents. The book contains these works: High Ambiguity; Dissenting Supreme Court Justice; Statement of the Foreign Policy of One Citizen of the United States (poem)Author: E.
White. An edifying if uninspiring primer on the theory and practice of democracy. During the last half of the 20th century democracy has emerged triumphant as a political system, its rivals having disappeared or been relegated to a few dark corners of the globe.
Yet what is democracy. Yale political scientist Dahl (A Preface to Economic Democracy,etc.) addresses this question in a slim volume. The inter-Parliamentary Union is pleased to publish in this book the text of the Universal Declaration on Democracy and well as the contributions of the members of the Expert Group and the overall report of the General Size: KB.
The best books on Saving Capitalism and Democracy, recommended by Robert Reich It’s not the first period in history that American society has suffered from a crisis of inequality.
Former labour secretary, Robert Reich, recommends books to help us understand the response of previous generations to the same kinds of challenges we now face. democracy [Gr.,=rule of the people], term originating in ancient Greece to designate a government where the people share in directing the activities of the state, as distinct from governments controlled by a single class, select group, or autocrat.On Democracy, a relatively short book, presents Dahl’s well-honed beliefs about the value and significance of that form of government.
The book begins with a brief history of democracy’s.In this accessible and authoratative book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it confronts in the future.
Robert Dahl begins with an .