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Democracy's Place

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ISBN-10: 0801483700

ISBN-13: 9780801483707

Edition: 1996

Authors: Ian Shapiro

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One of our nation's most prolific and widely discussed political theorists, Ian Shapiro speaks with a distinctive voice. His work is Deweyan in its inspiration, cosmopolitan in its concerns, and practical in its referents. In this book, he provides his first extended statement on contemporary democratic politics. Democracy's Place includes seven essays in which Shapiro carefully integrates the theoretical and the applied. Four deal principally with democratic theory and its link to problems of social justice; the other three detail applications in the United States, the postcommunist world, and the author's native South Africa. All advance a view of democratic politics which rests on…    
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 9/19/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Finding Democracy's Place
Three Fallacies concerning Minorities, Majorities, and Democratic Politics
Justice and Workmanship in a Democracy
Democratic Innovation: A South African Perspective on Schumpeterianism
Three Ways to Be a Democrat
Democratic Autonomy and Religious Freedom: A Critique of Wisconsin v. Yoder
South Africa's Negotiated Transition: Democracy, Opposition, and the New Constitutional Order
Elements of Democratic Justice
Index