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For democracy where we work

David De Leon

For democracy where we work

by David De Leon

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Published by Vacant Lots Press in [Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor.,
  • Labor unions.,
  • Social structure.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid DeLeon.
    SeriesResearch Group One report -- no. 28.
    ContributionsResearch Group One (Organization)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18667050M

    Is democracy in crisis? In How Democracy Ends, David Runciman offers a compelling and convincing account of the state of democracy today, separating clear threats from alarmism in an accessible, well-written and thoughtful Kippin recommends this to anyone seeking to understand our current predicament and the future paths for democracy – if any – ahead. As evidence that open democracy can work in larger, more culturally diverse societies, Landemore points to France’s Great National Debate—a vast undertaking involving a vibrant online forum Author: Nathan Heller.

    This seminal work is directed towards leaders and all citizens wishing to address the extreme challenges facing Africa and South Africa. Democracy Works explores how we can learn to nurture and deepen democracy in Africa to ensure economic growth and political stability. Making democracy work relies on much more than having free and fair elections.   The curse of democracy is that we are condemned to want the thing we can't have. The person who first noticed this deeply conflicted character of democratic life was a French aristocrat.

    4. The achievement of democracy presupposes a genuine part­ nership between men and women in the conduct of the affairs of society in which they work in equality and complementarity, draw­ ing mutual enrichment from their differences. 5. A state of democracy ensures that the processes by whichFile Size: KB. democracy definition: 1. the belief in freedom and equality between people, or a system of government based on this. Learn more.


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