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Democracy and its alternatives

Rose, Richard

Democracy and its alternatives

understanding post-communist societies

by Rose, Richard

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Published by Polity Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Democracy -- Former Soviet republics.,
  • Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-,
  • Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Rose, William Mishler, Christian Haerpfer.
    ContributionsMishler, William, 1947-, Haerpfer, Christian.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19257656M
    ISBN 100745619266, 0745619274

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      "Democracy and Its Critics is a synthetic work that caps Dahl's long commitment to the theory and practice of democracy One of the many refreshing features of Dahl's book is its open-hearted tone, free from harsh parti-pris and boring special . The first scholarly book to historicize the current American journalism crisis and situate it within long-term structural problems that plague the entire commercial news industry A timely intervention that brings normative questions about journalism's democratic imperatives back into focus and proposes structural alternatives to today's failing.

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This book joins theory and a unique wealth of survey data from countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. There is no more timely book on democracy. (Juan J. Linz, Yale University) What makes people living under post-Communism 'buy' Cited by: Daniel Spector's answer spells it out well, but I want to put more stress on it: Actual Democracy STINKS.

The Tyranny of the Majority is the very real problem with formal democracy. It means that if 51% of the citizens vote in favor of something. "[This book] could not have come at a more opportune moment Democracy and Its Critics is a work of extraordinary intelligence and, what is even rarer, a work of extraordinary wisdom.

Dahl writes clearly and effectively The discussion is fresh and illuminating, the treatment of alternative views careful and respectful, the difficulties in his own views spelled out in by: Democracy and its Alternatives by Richard Rose,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

The book provides a much-needed health warning against the notion that liberal democracy is a natural ally against racism. By insisting that we should stop ‘hyping’ the far right and start challenging it, the book eloquently promotes a full-throttle anti-racism when we need it most.” – Des Freedman.

Half a century ago, Winston Churchill predicted that people will accept democracy with all its faults - because it is better than anything else that has ever been tried. To find out if Churchill was right, this book analyses a unique source of evidence about public opinion, the New Democracies Barometer, covering the Czech Republic, Hungary.

"No challenge is more important to the democratic stability after the transition than building public support for democracy, and no recent study better illuminates the determinants of that support This is not just a book for specialists in public opinion or post--communist states: it should be read by anyone concerned with the fate of the new.

In Beyond Democracy by Frank Karsten and Karel Beckman, the authors dissent from the mainstream perspective on democracy and focus on its negatives. After reading this book it would be difficult to ever again view democracy in a positive light. Instead of promoting freedom, democracy takes it away.

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.

DEMOCRACY: ITS PRINCIPLES AND ACHIEVEMENT This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not be a way of trade or otherwise, be lent, re-sold, hired out or otherwise circulated without the publisher's prior consent be guided by its content: The principles of democracy 1.

Democracy is a universally recognised ideal as well as aFile Size: KB. A scholarly, well written and timely book, summarizing the theory and practice of democracy in its many forms throughout history, and the problems which democracy faces today.

The author is British, an academic, and has written extensively on history, philosophy, and politics, but this one was inspired (if thats the word) by the Brexit vote and /5. Democracy and its Alternatives Half a century ago, Winston Churchill predicted that people will accept democracy with all its faults -- because it is better than anything else that has ever been tried.

To find out if Churchill was right, this book analyses a unique source of evidence about public opinion, the New Democracies Barometer. The Federal Reserve System, which has been Congress’s agent for the control of money sincehas a mixed reputation.

Its errors have been huge. It was the principal cause of the Great Depression of the s and the inflation of the s, and participated in the massive bailouts of financial.

Get this from a library. Democracy and its alternatives: understanding post-communist societies. [Richard Rose; William Mishler; Christian Haerpfer] -- Democracy and its Alternatives analyses a particular source of evidence about public opinion, the New Democracies Barometer, covering the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia.

Modern democracy, he believed, tended to atomize citizens, rendering them severally helpless before an all-powerful state. The cure was civil society, a term Tocqueville borrowed from Hegel, and America was a glorious example of it, with its voluntary associations, churches, newspapers, and political movements.

Published by (May ) John H. Wood, Central Banking in a Democracy: The Federal Reserve and Its York: Routledge, xx + pp. $, ISBN: Reviewed for by Richard Timberlake, Department of Economics, University of Georgia. Democracy and Its Alternatives: Understanding Post-Communist Societies by Professor Richard Rose, Professor William Mishler, Dr.

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The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives. By John H. Wood. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 October Pub. location by: 2. Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, The term is derived from the Greek words dēmokratiā, dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and constitution.

Democracy and Its Critics is the product of literally decades of observation and analysis by one of the nation's premier political theorists, and in its breadth of vision and depth of insight it gives testimony to the quality of the author's mind. The book is well crafted, as Dahl's books always are, and is presented in a style that will prove Brand: Yale University Press.

Indeed it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time " (From a speech in the House of Commons on Alternatives to Democracy in Twentieth-Century Europe examines the historical examples of Soviet Communism, Italian Fascism, German Nazism, and Spanish Anarchism, suggesting that, in spite of their differences, they had some key features in common, in particular their shared hostility to individualism, representative government, laissez faire capitalism, and the decadence they associated with.

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