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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Dovi, Suzanne Lynn , 1966-.
Title Statement
The good representative / by Suzanne Dovi.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Malden, MA :   Blackwell Pub. ,   2007.  
Physical Medium
xiv,258p ; 24cm.
ISBN
9781405155786 (hardback : alk. paper) 1405155787 (hardback : alk. paper)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Representative government and representation.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Preface viii

Acknowledgments xi

1 Who is a Good Representative? 1

An Ethics of Democratic Representation 6

The Proper Scope of an Ethics of Democratic Representation 9

Three Assumptions 14

The Theoretical Contribution of The Good Representative 17

Deliberative democracy 18

Descriptive representation for historically disadvantaged groups 21

The Structure of The Good Representative 23

2 Moving beyond Descriptive Representation 27

Democratic Representation and Descriptive Representation 29

Two Problems with Descriptive Representation 34

Justifying the Silence about Criteria 36

The Need for Criteria 39

The Need for Democratic Standards 44

3 Democratic Advocacy and Good Democratic Representation 52

The Scope of Democratic Representation 53

Sources of Authority for Democratic Representatives 62

Holding Democratic Representatives Accountable 65

Existing Standards for Identifying Bad Representatives 68

The interests of the constituents 69

Autonomy 71

Professional norms 72

Why Democratic Standards? 75

The importance of standards 78

The Importance of Function 81

Identifying the function of democratic representatives 84

Political advocacy 85

Democratic advocacy 88

The Three Virtues 90

Democracy and Democratic Citizens’ Preferences 92

4 The Virtue of Fair-Mindedness 100

Political Efficacy 101

Democratic Efficacy 104

Why Civic Equality? 105

The Meaning of Civic Equality 108

Using the First Virtue to Evaluate Representatives 114

Two Problems with the First Virtue 120

5 The Virtue of Critical Trust Building 124

Democratic Representation and Participation 127

Problems with Evaluating Representatives by Citizen Participation 130

The Virtue of Critical Trust Building 134

Promoting Critical Trust 139

Problems with the Second Virtue 141

6 The Virtue of Good Gatekeeping 145

Developing the Right Relationships 148

The Scope of Mutual Relations 155

The Virtue of Good Gatekeeping 161

Political opponents 162

The dispossessed 164

The marginalized 167

A Perspective of Exclusion 170

Problems with the Third Virtue 174

Conclusion 177

7 Preferable Democratic Representatives: Real-World Political Virtues 179

Preferability and the Virtues 182

Preferability and System-Dependency 183

Are Good Descriptive Representatives Good Democratic Representatives? 185

Choosing among the Virtues 190

Bad Democratic Representatives 196

Notes 201

References 228

Index 241


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