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In The Struggle for Democracy, Christopher Meckstroth looks at history and context in the development of democratic theory to provide a principled way of sorting out deep conflicts over who has the right to speak for the democratic people. He tests this theory by applying it to contemporary debates over same-sex marriage, military intervention, and gun control. He finds that sometimes democracy requires minority rule and that sometimes history provides thekey to determining what the democratic people have decided in the present.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In The Struggle for Democracy, Christopher Meckstroth looks at history and context in the development of democratic theory to provide a principled way of sorting out deep conflicts over who has the right to speak for the democratic people. He tests this theory by applying it to contemporary debates over same-sex marriage, military intervention, and gun control. He finds that sometimes democracy requires minority rule and that sometimes history provides thekey to determining what the democratic people have decided in the present.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 288
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. November 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 231mm x 152mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 431g
  • ISBN-13: 9780190935511
  • ISBN-10: 0190935510
  • Artikelnr.: 53600217
Autorenporträt
Christopher Meckstroth is University Senior Lecturer in the History of Political Thought at the University of Cambridge.