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Beasts and gods : how democracy changed its meaning and lost its purpose

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Fuller, Roslyn.
Title Statement
Beasts and gods : how democracy changed its meaning and lost its purpose / Roslyn Fuller.
Publication, Distribution, etc
London :   Zed Books,   c2015.  
Physical Medium
ix, 414 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
9781783605422
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Democracy. Democracy --History.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Introduction: What is democracy?
Part I: Democracy in Athens : people power is born
The myth of representation
Buying and selling elections
Participation : bought in or locked out?
Modern democracy and the international system : a perfect storm
Non-governmental organizations and the civil society chimera
How did things get to be this way? The Roman Republican system and the Founding Fathers of America
Part II: The way forward : digital democracy
Disinformed is disenfranchised : why taming mass media is a necessary step towards democracy
Democracy and dissent : the balance between individual and community
Direct democracy today : cutting the Gordian knot.

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