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Democracy and the Claims of Nature

Critical Perspectives for a New Century

by Bob Pepperman Taylor

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Political,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / Political,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Democracy,
  • Environmental ethics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBen A. Minteer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924446M
    ISBN 100742515230
    ISBN 109780742515239

    Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. This new edition includes two additional chapters by Ian Shapiro, Dahl’s successor as Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale and a leading contemporary authority on democracy.   Two thirds of the book, which is a kind of sequel to his bestselling The Better Angels of Our Nature, consists of chapter after chapter of evidence that life has been getting progressively better.

    Adopts the following Universal Declaration on Democracy and urges Governments and Parliaments throughout the world to be guided by its content: The principles of democracy 1. Democracy is a universally recognised ideal as well as a goal, which is based on .   Book Reviews. Podcasts. based on wishful thinking, because human nature itself precludes the kind of wisdom necessary for self-government. In a Hamiltonian world, democracy .

    The great exception, of course, is the name of the book itself, Democracy in America, a title simply too familiar in English to be altered; and (5) in cases where Tocqueville quotes directly and closely from an English-language source, the original English text has been provided; but in cases where Tocqueville has quoted an English-language. The Future of Representative Democracy poses important questions about representation, representative democracy and their future. Inspired by the last major investigation of the subject by Hanna Pitkin over four decades ago, this ambitious volume fills a major gap in the literature by examining the future of representative forms of democracy in terms of present-day trends and past theories of.


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Democracy and the Claims of Nature tackles the core questions raised by the intersection of our democratic and environmental commitments, including the conceptual and practical connections between democratic theory and environmental ethics, the potential for an environmentally defined democratic citizenship, the concerns of equity and justice.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla Pages: Democracy and the Claims of Nature will be of great interest not only to students and educators in environmental studies, American political thought, and democratic theory, but to environmental professionals and citizens concerned about the health of both our democratic ideas and institutions and the environment in the 21st : Ben A.

Minteer. Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, dēmokratiā, from dēmos 'people' and kratos 'rule') is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech.

Justice, democracy, and global warming / Peter S. Wenz -- Environmentalism, democracy, and the cultural politics of nature in Monte Verde, Costa Rica / Luis A. Vivanco -- Environmental rights as democratic rights / Time Hayward -- Deliberative democracy and environmental policy / John O'Neill -- Pages: Title: Democracy and the claims of nature: critical perspectives for a new century: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Minteer, BA, Taylor.

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Democracy and the Claims of Nature Edited by Bob Pepperman Taylor and Ben Minteer Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers Inc, “Environmental pragmatism, ecocentrism and deliberative democracy: between problem-solving and fundamental critique’ Robyn.

Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education is a book by John Dewey. Synopsis. In Democracy and Education, Dewey argues that the primary ineluctable facts of the birth and death of each one of the constituent members in a social group determine the necessity of education.

On one hand, there is the contrast. Plato (Republic, Book VI) argues that democracy is inferior to various forms of monarchy, aristocracy and even oligarchy on the grounds that democracy tends to undermine the expertise necessary to properly governed societies.

In a democracy, he argues, those who are expert at winning elections and nothing else will eventually dominate. It signals a reverence for nature, but the blood reds hint at something darker. Church completed his landscape inon the eve of the American Civil.

Indeed, except for Singapore and Oman, every country whose Human Rights Protection Score exceeds has a Democracy Score is a democracy. Mulligan, Gil, and Sala-i-Martin () 4 investigate the link between democratic rule and the human rights protection in a sample of counties controlling for other important variables.

His book is a warning of sorts, that in our rush to separate human from nonhuman, interests from nature, and politics from ecology, we have jeopardized the foundation of democracy: informed public deliberation about the common good.

Nature Reviews: Read Online Democracy Matters and Download Democracy Matters book full in PDF formats. of that great democratizing tradition in a brilliant and deeply moving call for the revival of our better democratic nature. His impassioned and provocative argument for the revitalization of America's democracy will reshape the terms of the raging.

The book is actually composed of five historical essays and at the end, a Coda. The first essay is “A Closed Community of Self-Governing Citizens.” It focuses on the beginnings of democracy. Democracy Democracy has become a dominant form of the government, that using in many acy is a government form, which is the citizen should have a decision to vote their leader directly for their own country or elect the leader for the other acy can develop it, if the majority and the minority party or the association willing works together.

Santul Nerkar. Democracy is unstable. There is a natural tendency in American discourse to promote the current system of rule as the most just, safe, and effective form of government, but there is evidence to suggest that “backsliding,” or a rise of illiberal elements in a flourishing democracy, illuminates a clear and present danger to the fabric of modern ruling systems.

The Confidence Trap shows why it is so difficult in the present moment to write a satisfying book about democracy: if the historical record can’t show that we’re sure to overcome current.

Changing Nature of Democracy, The 8 Mar (Re)democratization in much of Latin America has had to confront a legacy of civil war or political repression, as well as the social dilemmas inherent in the integration of the region into the global market-based economy.

The year of a presidential election seems like a particularly good time to revisit the qualities necessary for American self-governance. Bob Pepperman Taylor’s book, Lessons from Walden: Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy attempts to do just that.

Reaching back to Jacksonian democracy, Taylor uses Henry David Thoreau as a tour guide to reveal the threats and temptations. Corruption and brutality, too, have been a problem as long as there has been government.

In Texas during the mids the Texas Rangers’ role in killing and stealing from Native Americans and Mexicans to clear areas for white settlement led to an unsuccessful effort to disband them. Before being named FBI director, J.

Edgar Hoover was tasked with organizing the arrest of rougISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The changing nature of democracy / Takashi Inoguchi, Edward Newman, and John Keane --Some basic assumptions about the consolidation of democracy / Philippe C.

Schmitter --Fifty years after the "Great Transformation": reflections on social order and political. Mitchell, Timothy (), Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil (London and New York: Verso). In Carbon Democracy the political scientist and historian of the Middle East, Timothy Mitchell, challenges the widespread view that political systems are primarily shaped by attitudes and ideas.

As the title of the book indicates, his focus is on “political power.”.