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The Resource Reforming democracies : six facts about politics that demand a new agenda, Douglas A. Chalmers

Reforming democracies : six facts about politics that demand a new agenda, Douglas A. Chalmers

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Reforming democracies : six facts about politics that demand a new agenda
Title
Reforming democracies
Title remainder
six facts about politics that demand a new agenda
Statement of responsibility
Douglas A. Chalmers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Chalmers, Douglas A
Index
index present
LC call number
JC423
LC item number
.C43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
University seminars, Leonard Hastings Schoff memorial lectures
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  • Democracy
  • Representative government and representation
Label
Reforming democracies : six facts about politics that demand a new agenda, Douglas A. Chalmers
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-169) and index
Contents
Introduction : why do we need institutional reform? -- pt. I. The concepts. Rethinking the institutions of representative democracy -- pt. II. The people. Which "people" are represented in a representative democracy? -- Fact : quasi-citizens in the community are represented -- Fact : quasi-citizens in other jurisdictions are represented -- pt. III. The links. Connecting people and decision makers -- Fact : organizations and their alliances change rapidly -- Fact : personal networks are important -- pt. IV. The decision makers. Law- and policy making -- Fact : deliberation is as important as bargaining -- Fact : decisions are made in multiple venues -- Conclusion : a review
Control code
794366479
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 177 p.
Isbn
9780231162944
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012024444
System control number
(OCoLC)794366479
Label
Reforming democracies : six facts about politics that demand a new agenda, Douglas A. Chalmers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-169) and index
Contents
Introduction : why do we need institutional reform? -- pt. I. The concepts. Rethinking the institutions of representative democracy -- pt. II. The people. Which "people" are represented in a representative democracy? -- Fact : quasi-citizens in the community are represented -- Fact : quasi-citizens in other jurisdictions are represented -- pt. III. The links. Connecting people and decision makers -- Fact : organizations and their alliances change rapidly -- Fact : personal networks are important -- pt. IV. The decision makers. Law- and policy making -- Fact : deliberation is as important as bargaining -- Fact : decisions are made in multiple venues -- Conclusion : a review
Control code
794366479
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 177 p.
Isbn
9780231162944
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012024444
System control number
(OCoLC)794366479

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