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Published: 01 August 2008

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719076398

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Globalizing democracy

Power, legitimacy and the interpretation of democratic ideas

Revised Edition

Katherine Fierlbeck

Published by Manchester University Press

Perspectives on Democratic Practice MUP

  • Takes a critical and idiosyncratic view of the globalization of democracy, arguing that the expansion of democratic ideas is not a positive phenomenon if the idea of democracy has become meaningless Provides an excellent overview of a number of debates within the area of democratic theory, including the meaning and scope of democracy, the relationship between democracy and the nation-state and causal models of democracy Sets the concept of democracy firmly within its historical antecedents to give readers a strong sense of how the meaning and interpretation of democracy has changed over time

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