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Author Peruzzotti, Enrique

Title Critical Theory and Democracy : Civil society, dictatorship, and constitutionalism in Andrew Arato's democratic theory
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Series Routledge Innovations in Political Theory
Routledge innovations in political theory
Contents pt. I. From critical theory to constitution making : the contemporary relevance of Arato's democratic theory -- pt. II. Civil society, populism, and the modern executive : Arato's intellectual influence in the Americas -- pt. III. Arato's theory of modern dictatorship
Summary This book focuses on Andrew Arato's democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Executive. Andrew Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic theory, constitutional law, and comparative politics, influencing several generations of scholars. This is the first volume to systematically address his democratic theory. Including contributions from leading scholars such as Dick Howard, Ulrich Preuss, Hubertus Buchstein, Janos Kis, Uri Ram, Le
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arato, Andrew
Arato, Andrew.
Democracy -- Philosophy
Democracy -- Philosophy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Democracy.
Form Electronic book
Author Plot, Martin
ISBN 0203083210