Modern American democracy

  • 664 Pages
  • 3.25 MB
  • English
Holt, Rinehart & Winston , New York, London
U.S -- Politics and government -- Addresses, essays, lect
Statementedited by Michael Danielson, Walter F. Murphy.
ContributionsMurphy, Walter F.
LC ClassificationsJK271
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,664p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14882697M
ISBN 10003072760X

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Modern democracy in many ways is the opposite of ancient democracy. Modern democracy requires that there must be a constitution, that there must be equality before the law, there must be individual rights and liberties, there must be civil rights.

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Democratic techniques in the modern world have embodied the ideology of democracy, but the overall structure has been diluted over time. "The dominant ideologies in modern capitalist states have tended to dilute the democratic idea, to dissolve it altogether into the concept of liberalism, to offer liberalism not as a complement to, but as a substitute for, democracy as popular power".

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That is the conclusion of a new survey of 1, political scientists. Almost all said that the United States performed well on. The Golden Age Athenian democracy and our modern democracy had many similarities.

Like our modern voting districts, the Athenian countryside was divided into units. In both these systems citizens had to be registered to vote on laws and public policies.

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Democracy in America, originally titled De La Democratie. " For other specific, controversial imperatives integral to the – forging of modern American democracy, see Hale, French Revolution and the Forging of Modern American Democracy. Onuf, “Federalism, Democracy, and Liberty in the New American Nation”; Onuf, “Democratic Detours.”Cited by: 1.

Democracy is from the Greek: demos means more or less "the people," cracy derives from kratos which means "strength or rule," so democracy = rule by the the 5th century BCE, the Athenian democracy was made up of a set of assemblies and courts staffed by people with very short terms (some as short s a day)—over one-third of all citizens over the.

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