1 edition of Democracy in the new states found in the catalog.
Democracy in the new states
by Office for Asian Affairs, Congress for Cultural Freedom in New Delhi
Written in English
|LC Classifications||JC423 .I6 1958ac|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||200|
|LC Control Number||61033927|
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Alexis de Tocqueville () was a French sociologist and political theorist who traveled to the United States to study its prisons and wrote “Democracy in America” (), one of the. Mary Parker Follett, The New State () Introduction PART I.
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Almost all said that the United States performed well on some of the most important measures of democracy: free and fair elections, freedom of speech and judicial limits on executive power.
In a direct democracy citizens vote on laws in an assembly, as they did in ancient Greek city-states and do today in New England towns. In an indirect democracy citizens elect officials to represent them in government; representation is typical of most modern democracies.
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The term is derived from the Greek ‘demokratia,’ which was coined in the 5th century BCE to denote the political systems of some Greek city-states. This book does a good job of showing that the two-way contest between experts and the people is really a three-way relationship: both are fighting to claim the authority of the state.