Justice and Democracy
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Justice and Democracy by Keith M. Dowding
Book Description'Justice' and 'democracy' have alternated as dominant themes in political philosophy over the last fifty years. Since its revival in the middle of the twentieth century, political philosophy has focused on first one and then the other of these two themes. Rarely, however, has it succeeded in holding them in joint focus. This volume brings together leading authors who consider the relationship between democracy and justice in a set of specially written chapters. The intrinsic justness of democracy is challenged, the relationship between justice, democracy and impartiality queried and the relationship between justice, democracy and the common good examined. Further chapters explore the problem of social exclusion and issues surrounding sub-national groups in the context of democracy and justice. Authors include Keith Dowding, Richard Arneson, Norman Schofield, Albert Weale, Robert E. Goodin, Jon Elster, David Miller, Phillip Pettit, Julian LeGrand and Russell Hardin.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521545433
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Keith M. Dowding
Rational Choice Politics, Hardback (February 2009)
Rational choice politics has now become central to the discipline of political science - this set will lay out the most exciting advances in our theoretical understanding of political institutions and political philosophy.
Justice and Democracy, Hardback (August 2004)
In this volume, leading authors consider the relationship between democracy and justice.
Ethics of Stakeholding, Hardback (November 2003)
Stakeholder policies have been hailed as one of the most promising tools for combating poverty, unemployment and inequality in modern welfare states. This collection offers a comprehensive overview of stakeholding and critically explores the ethical foundations of the stakeholder society.
Civil Service, Paperback (September 1995)» View all books by Keith M. Dowding
Sophisticated yet easily accessible text which applies models of bureacracy to current changes in the British Civil Service and also looks at the impact of the EC.
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Author Biography - Keith M. Dowding
Keith Dowding is Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics. His books include Rational Choice and Political Power (1991), The Civil Service (1995) and Power (1996). Robert E. Goodin is Joint Professor of Social and Political Theory and of Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. He is the author of many books on political theory, public policy and applied ethics and include, most recently, The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism, with B. Headey, R. Muffels and H. J. Dirven (1999) and Reflective Democracy (2003). Carole Pateman is Professor of Political Science at UCLA and Honorary Professor in the School of European Studies at Cardiff University. Her publications include Participation and Democratic Theory (1970), The Problem of Political Obligation, 2nd edition (1985), and The Sexual Contract (1988).
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