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Parties and democracy in Britain and America

Parties and democracy in Britain and America

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Political parties -- United States.,
    • Political parties -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Vernon Bogdanor.
      SeriesAmerican political parties and elections
      ContributionsBogdanor, Vernon, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK2265 .P33 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3182121M
      ISBN 100030625998
      LC Control Number83024794

      The bitter heritage; Vietnam and American democracy, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Democracy in America - AbeBooks. 2 Political Parties and Democracy in Theoretical and Practical Perspectives Susan Scarrow is an associate professor of political science at the University of Houston. She is the author of Perspectives on Political Parties: Classic Readings () and Parties and their Members: Organizing for Victory in Britain and Germany (), and with Bruce Cain and Russell Dalton is co-editor of Democracy.

      "In America the same political labels (Democratic and Republican) cover virtually all public officeholders, and therefore most voters are everywhere mobilized in the name of these two parties," says Nelson W. Polsby, professor of political science, in the book New Federalist Papers: Essays in Defense of the Constitution. "Yet Democrats and Constitution: United States Constitution. Direct Democracy and Political Parties in America Article (PDF Available) in Party Politics 12(5) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

        In his new book, Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy, Ziblatt draws on a range of archival and statistical evidence to show how, in Western Europe and particularly Britain . Read this book on Questia. This textbook brings together an introduction to the political theory of democracy since Ancient times and a critical picture of its place in Britain author examines the work of Plato and Aristotle, Rousseau and Mill, Marx and Weber, and locates them and others in the debate about what democracy means.


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