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The Resource Democracy and its critics, Robert A. Dahl

Democracy and its critics, Robert A. Dahl

Label
Democracy and its critics
Title
Democracy and its critics
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Dahl
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dahl, Robert A.
Dewey number
321.8
Index
index present
LC call number
JC423
LC item number
.D2478 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Democracy
Label
Democracy and its critics, Robert A. Dahl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223019983437
Bibliography note
includes bibliographical references (p. 375-384)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The sources of modern democracy. The first transformation: to the democratic city-state -- Toward the second transformation: republicanism, representation, and the logic of equality -- -- Part two: Adversarial critics. Anarchism -- Guardianship -- A critique of guardianship -- -- Part three: A theory of the democratic process. Justifications: the idea of equal intrinsic worth -- Personal autonomy -- A theory of the democratic process -- The problem of inclusion -- -- Part four: Problems in the democratic process. Majority rule and the democratic process -- Is there a better alternative? -- Process and substance -- Process versus process -- When is a people entitled to the democratic process? -- -- Part five: The limits and possibilities of democracy. The second democratic transformation: from the city-state to the nation-state -- Democracy, polyarchy, and participation -- How polyarchy developed in some countries and not others -- Why polyarchy developed in some countries and not others -- Is minority domination inevitable? -- Pluralism, polyarchy, and the common good -- The common good as process and substance -- -- Part six: Toward a third transformation. Democracy in tomorrow's world -- Sketches for an advanced democratic country
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 397 p.
Isbn
9780300044096
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89005375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 19264138
  • r00c02
Label
Democracy and its critics, Robert A. Dahl
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223019983437
Bibliography note
includes bibliographical references (p. 375-384)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The sources of modern democracy. The first transformation: to the democratic city-state -- Toward the second transformation: republicanism, representation, and the logic of equality -- -- Part two: Adversarial critics. Anarchism -- Guardianship -- A critique of guardianship -- -- Part three: A theory of the democratic process. Justifications: the idea of equal intrinsic worth -- Personal autonomy -- A theory of the democratic process -- The problem of inclusion -- -- Part four: Problems in the democratic process. Majority rule and the democratic process -- Is there a better alternative? -- Process and substance -- Process versus process -- When is a people entitled to the democratic process? -- -- Part five: The limits and possibilities of democracy. The second democratic transformation: from the city-state to the nation-state -- Democracy, polyarchy, and participation -- How polyarchy developed in some countries and not others -- Why polyarchy developed in some countries and not others -- Is minority domination inevitable? -- Pluralism, polyarchy, and the common good -- The common good as process and substance -- -- Part six: Toward a third transformation. Democracy in tomorrow's world -- Sketches for an advanced democratic country
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 397 p.
Isbn
9780300044096
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89005375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 19264138
  • r00c02

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