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On Democracy

Robert Alan Dahl - Philosophy - 2000 - 217 pages
In this accessible work, the political theorist Robert A. Dahl provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what it is, why it is of value, how it works, and what challenges ...
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On Political Equality

Robert Alan Dahl - Political Science - 2006 - 142 pages
In this book, the eminent psychoanalyst Leonard Shengold looks at why some people are resistant to change, even when it seems to promise a change for the better. Drawing on a ...
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A Preface to Economic Democracy

Robert Alan Dahl - Business & Economics - 1986 - 184 pages
Tocqueville pessimistically predicted that liberty and equality would be incompatible ideas. Robert Dahl, author of the classic A Preface to Democratic Theory, explores this ...
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Who Governs?: Democracy and Power in an American City

Robert Alan Dahl - Political Science - 2005 - 355 pages
In this work, one of the most celebrated political scientists of the 20th century offers a powerful interpretation of the location of political power in American urban communities.
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Perfecting the Constitution: The Case for the Article V Amendment Process

Darren Patrick Guerra - Law - 2013 - 256 pages
He who can change the Constitution controls the Constitution. So who does control the Constitution? The answer has always been: “the people.” The people control the ...
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Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We ...

Sanford Levinson - Political Science - 2006 - 272 pages
Levinson argues that too many of our Constitution's provisions promote either unjust or ineffective government. Under the existing blueprint, we can neither rid ourselves of ...
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Unintended Consequences of Constitutional Amendment

David E. Kyvig - Political Science - 2000 - 260 pages
Constitutional amendments, like all laws, may lead to unanticipated and even undesired outcomes. In this collection of original essays, a team of distinguished historians ...
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After the Revolution?: Authority in a Good Society

Robert Alan Dahl - Political Science - 1990 - 145 pages
In this book, one of the world's most distinguished political scientists discusses the problems, strengths, and weaknesses of demography as a method of decision making for ...
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