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Title Governing diversities : democracy, diversity and human nature / edited by Joanne Paul ; with Victoria Briggs [and others]
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 203 pages)
Contents PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; INTRODUCTION; LACONISM AND DEMOCRACY; MONITORY DEMOCRACY AND HUMANIST COUNSEL; PLUTOCRACY AND PLUTO-DEMOCRACY; PARTICIPATION AS AUTONOMY? TOWARDS A HYPOTHETICAL ANALOGY BETWEEN CHARLES TAYLOR AND CORNELIUS CASTORIADIS; PART II; INTRODUCTION; ALONSO DE LA VERACRUZ; POLITICAL COMMITMENT AND HISTORICAL EPISTEMOLOGY; INDIGENEITY, ZAPATISTA AUTONOMY AND GOVERNING IN DIVERSITY; PART III; INTRODUCTION; 'UNIFORMITY IS DEATH'; MATERIALISM AND HUMAN NATURE; VIOLENCE, FORCE, MYTH AND UTOPIA; CONTRIBUTORS
Summary The question of how to govern diverse populations has been at the core of political thought from ancient times to the present. The contributors to this volume address this fundamental issue by engaging with the history of ideas regarding democracy, diversity and human nature, from the political thought of Xenophon in ancient Greece to practices of Zapatista governance in modern-day Mexico. Drawn from papers originally presented at the first two meetings of the London Graduate Conference in th .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Cultural pluralism -- Political aspects.
Democracy.
Form Electronic book
Author Briggs, Victoria.
Paul, Joanne.
ISBN 1299658601
1443843571 (electronic bk.)
9781299658608
9781443843577 (electronic bk.)