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DEMOCRACY (Second Edition)

By: Anthony Arblaster

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2019

Seller ID: 701698

ISBN: 8131610357

Condition: New


Anthony Arblaster first examines the history of both the theory and practice of democracy, and the fierce opposition it so often provoked. He finds that through most of history democracy meant what we now call ‘direct’ democracy – the people governing themselves directly through participation in the processes of decision-taking and policy-making. The representative type of democracy we are now familiar with was a relatively late arrival on the scene. Arblaster finds the core of the idea of democracy in the notion of popular power, and in the second part of the book he explores the meanin... View more info