By Stephen Elstub
Democracy is a controversy of significant value in thought and perform in politics through the global. even if, democracy’s examine and development has been considerably compromised through a dichotomy among theorising approximately democracy, and empirical reports of democracy in perform. as well as highlighting the necessity for this hole to be triumph over, this ebook contributes to overcoming this divide, via demonstrating a couple of ways in which democracy in idea and perform will be synthesised; deepening our knowing of the connection among democracy in thought and perform within the approach. diverse, yet comparable, democratic rules and ideas are thought of reminiscent of legitimacy, political equality, deliberation, and participation. various sensible contexts also are investigated together with multi-level polities, deeply divided societies, entire polities, neighborhood rural and concrete parts, and a number of democratic procedures, ideas and excellent occasions. additionally, the publication units the time table for destiny paintings to mix democracy in thought and practice.
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Democracy in Theory and Practice by Stephen Elstub