The Democracy Sourcebook
Robert Alan Dahl, Ian Shapiro, José Antônio Cheibub
MIT Press, 2003 - Political Science - 556 pages
The Democracy Sourcebook offers a collection of classic writings and contemporary scholarship on democracy, creating a book that can be used by undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of courses, including American politics, international relations, comparative politics, and political philosophy. The editors have chosen substantial excerpts from the essential theorists of the past, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, Alexis de Tocqueville, and the authors of The Federalist Papers; they place them side by side with the work of such influential modern scholars as Joseph Schumpeter, Adam Przeworski, Seymour Martin Lipset, Samuel P. Huntington, Ronald Dworkin, and Amartya Sen.The book is divided into nine self-contained chapters: "Defining Democracy," which discusses procedural, deliberative, and substantive democracy; "Sources of Democracy," on why democracy exists in some countries and not in others; "Democracy, Culture, and Society," about cultural and sociological preconditions for democracy; "Democracy and Constitutionalism," which focuses on the importance of independent courts and a bill of rights; "Presidentialism versus Parliamentarianism"; "Representation," discussing which is the fairest system of democratic accountability; "Interest Groups"; "Democracy's Effects," an examination of the effect of democracy on economic growth and social inequality; and finally, "Democracy and the Global Order" discusses the effects of democracy on international relations, including the propensity for war and the erosion of national sovereignty by transnational forces.
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Political and Economic Reforms
DEFINING DEMOCRACY Eastern Europe and Latin America
The Social Contract
The Voice of the People 25
The Federalist No 14
SOURCES OF DEMOCRACY 55
The Social Bases of Consociational Democracy
Madisonian Democracy 207 Kaare Strom
A RightsBased Critique of Joe Foweraker
The Political Origins of Judicial Brazil 304
The Supreme Court as a National Representative Government
Democratic Justice 252 Marquis de Condorcet
Political Democracy in America 455
Race Class and the Soul of
The Theory of Economic Regulation 393 America
Social Revolutions in the Modern Donald Horowitz
The Impact of Economic
Rueschemeyer and John D Modernization Cultural Change
DEMOCRACY AND Juan Linz
The Federalist No 70
Interest Intermediation and Regime DEMOCRACY AND
Representation and the Democratic
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A collection of classic and contemporary writings on democracy, suitable for use in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses
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