Defining and Measuring Democracy
Edited by David Beetham
Normal Price: $95.00
Your Price: $85.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.28 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Defining and Measuring Democracy by David Beetham
Book DescriptionThe rapid worldwide phase of democratization since the 1980s has stimulated a renewed interest in how we define and measure democracy. The contributors to this volume include leading political theorists, political scientists and experts in comparative government from across Europe. Defining and Measuring Democracy offers an integrated analysis of key debates and issues ranging from the question of how to define democracy to the issue of cultural diversity. Each chapter offers new insights and approaches placed in the context of contemporary debates.
Buy Defining and Measuring Democracy book by David Beetham from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780803977891
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Beetham
Legitimation of Power, Paperback (October 2013)
The new edition of this classic text provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of legitimacy as applied to political systems. Now addressing the issue of legitimacy beyond the state, the book also includes a new introduction and two major additional chapters which update the argument in the light of developments and debates.
Democracy, Paperback (April 2005)
Writing for the activist, the student, and the simply curious, David Beetham provides a shrewd exploration of democracy in today's world and asks: is it still worth fighting for?
Democracy and Human Rights, Paperback (July 1999)
What is democracy? How do we know when we have it? Is liberal democracy merely one, or the only, version of democracy.
Democratic Institutions and Practices, Paperback (November 1998)» View all books by David Beetham
The second study carried out under the Democratic Audit of the UK, this volume explores the formal institutions and processes of the liberal democratic state, including the executive, elections, parliament and the civil service.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Defining and Measuring Democracy book by David Beetham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - David Beetham
David Beetham is Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for Democratization Studies, University of Leeds. He is author of a number of books on political theory, including The Legitimation of Power (1991).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.