[iDC] Books/texts on democracy

Stephen Downes stephen at downes.ca
Wed Jan 6 18:32:26 UTC 2010

I read Macpherson's 'The Life and Times of Liberal Democracy' a number 
of years ago and thought it was quite good.

Also (this reminds me), Pierre Trudeau's 'Approaches to Politics', 
essays from his years with Vrai, was influential in my thinking.

-- Stephen

Christian Fuchs wrote:
> For me, the most important and critical works on democracy are:
> Macpherson, Crawford B. 1973. Democracy theory. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
> Macpherson, Crawford B. 1965. The real world of democracy. Oxford: 
> Clarendon Press.
> Pateman, Carole. 1970. Participation and democratic theory. Cambridge: 
> Cambridge University Press.


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