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The modern democracy

the citizen and the law

by John Bradley Winslow

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Published by Blackstone institute in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John B. Winslow
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK273 .W5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24342810M
LC Control Number96003842

  Roughly 65% of Swiss citizens are satisfied with their government, according to Cheryl A. Fain’s book Modern Direct Democracy in Switzerland and the American West. Nevertheless, according to Idea International, Swiss voter turnout in amounted to just % of the eligible electorate.   Referred to as the history of the Deep State. The Illusion of Democracy is a more accurate historical accounting of the United States since the coup of , when President Kennedy was executed in Dealey Plaza by the Operation 40 assassination squad.

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The concepts and theories of modern democracy by Anthony Harold Birch, , Routledge edition, in EnglishCited by: Francis Fukuyama proclaims that the end of the Cold War signaled “The End of History,” as he titled his book. “What we may be witnessing is the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government,” he writes.

  Miller begins by drawing the crucial distinction between democracy and liberalism, noting that democracy, “when it first appeared in Greece, had nothing to do” with liberal concepts like Author: Justin Vogt.   In other words, modern democracy was not the rule of a sovereign people – instead, “democracy is the rule of the politician”, someone skilled at commanding public opinion and winning.


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Becker. New Haven, Yale University Press; London, H. Milford. Democracy faces substantial challenges as we move into the 21st Century.

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