Understanding Democracy

Understanding Democracy : A Hip Pocket Guide

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This handy pocket guide explains the core concepts of democracy in a clear A-Z format. Though these core concepts may be practiced differently in various countries, every genuine democracy is based on them in one way or another. Ideal for civics and government classrooms, Understanding Democracy is a concise, scholarly starting point for research papers and writing assignments.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 78.7 x 147.3 x 7.6mm | 22.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195311973
  • 9780195311976
  • 2,040,521

About John J. Patrick

John J.Patrick is Professor of Education at Indiana University Bloomington, United States.show more

Table of contents

An introduction to democracy ; Accountability ; Authority ; Citizen ; Citizenship ; Civic education ; Civil society ; Common good ; Constitution ; Constitutionalism ; Democracy, representative and constitutional ; Diversity ; Elections ; Equality ; Federalism ; Government, constitutional and limited ; Independent media ; Judicial independence ; Judicial review ; Justice ; Liberalism ; Liberty ; Majority rule and minority rights ; Market economy ; Parliamentary system ; Participation ; Pluralism ; Political party ; Popular sovereignty ; Presidential system ; Republic ; Republicanism ; Rights ; Rule of law ; Separation of powers ; Social democracy ; State ; Unitary state ; Virtue, civic.show more

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