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Foundations Of Representative Democracy Lance Dehaven-Smith

Foundations Of Representative Democracy

Lance Dehaven-Smith

Published November 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780820440996
Paperback
414 pages
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This book features summaries and excerpts of major works in political theory, including authors as diverse in their political thinking as Karl Marx and Alexander Hamilton, as well as classical writers such as Plato, Aristophanes, and Aristotle.MoreThis book features summaries and excerpts of major works in political theory, including authors as diverse in their political thinking as Karl Marx and Alexander Hamilton, as well as classical writers such as Plato, Aristophanes, and Aristotle. DeHaven-Smith (public administration and policy, Florida State U.) analyzes each piece, which fit into four major categories (representation, media and mass culture, citizenry, and congress), and how it relates to modern representative democracy. He includes a brief biography of the author, the major themes and key points of the piece, and its implications.