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Title Defining and measuring democracy / edited by David Beetham
Published London : Sage, 1994


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 MELB  321.8 Bee/Dam  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Series Sage modern politics series ; v. 36
Sage modern politics series ; v. 36
Contents Democratic theory and indices of democratization / M. Saward -- Key principles and indices for a democratic audit / D. Beetham -- More participation, more democracy? / G. Parry, G. Moyser -- The duration of democracy : institutional vs. socioeconomic factors / A. Hadenius -- Is the degree of electoral democracy measurable? Experiences from Bulagaria, Kenya, Latvia, Mongolia and Nepal / J. Elklit -- Primary control and auxiliary precautions : a comparative study of democratic institutions in six nations / S. Weir -- The experiential approach to auditing democracy / P. Dunleavy, H. Margetts -- The idea of democracy in the west and in the east / N. Biryukov, V. Sergeyev -- Cultural diversity and liberal democracy / B. Parekh
Summary This volume examines how we define and measure democracy. From questions of how we define democracy to the issue of cultural diversity, each chapter aims to offer insights and approaches placed in the context of contemporary debates
Analysis Democracy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Democracy.
Author Beetham, David.
LC no. 94068162
ISBN 0803977883