PDF | On Jun 1, , Bernard Manin and others published The Principles of Representative Government. The thesis of this original and provocative book is that representative government should be understood as a combination of democratic and undemocratic. Challenging the conventionally held views on the subject, Professor Manin appear as virtually indistinguishable, when representative government was first.
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But its modern history begins, as Professor Manin shows, as a consciously chosen alternative to popular self-rule. As a young college student studying economics I was looking to broaden my horizon and found this forgotten gem on a reading list for a political science course.
I could not finish reading the entire book, but read nearly two third of it. Contents Direct democracy and representation selection of officials in Athens. Democracy is without a question the only well-accepted or well-regarded method of political practice around the world.
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The balance between aristocratic and democratic components within this novel state form was not, as has been widely supposed, a consequence of a deliberate mystification of its real workings; it was a rationally planned aspect of its basic structure.
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In the debates which led up to the new constitution of the United States, for the first time, a new form of republic was imagined and elaborated, in deliberate contrast to the experiences of ancient republics from Athens to Renaissance Italy.
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Themes in the social sciences Subjects Representative government and representation. The republic of venice used this method for years which makes me beg the question: Barbora Posluch rated it really peinciples it Sep 01, Open to the public. Open to the public Book English Parliament of Australia. No trivia or quizzes yet.