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Democracy: the Rule of Nobody?

Drawn from lectures originally delivered at the Institute for Management and Planning, Teheran, 5th May 2004 and (in revised form) at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), 14th July 2004. The Sovereign People? Among the most taken-for-granted propositions when discussing democracy...

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18 January 2011
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Civil Society: Monitory Democracy and Media in John Keane

An English synopsis of the PhD by Ramón Feenstra University Jaume I of Castellon (Spain) January 2010 INTRODUCTION There are essentially two basic reasons for the preeminent position that reflection on civil society has acquired among theorists of democracy today. The first of these is...

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01 June 2010
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Book review of Democracy Kills. What’s So Good About the Vote? By Humphrey Hawksley

Macmillan, London 2009 ISBN 978-0-230-74408-0 This book review first appeared in International Affairs, Chatham House, March 2010, pp. 16-18 PDF John Keane's review: During the past decade, as ‘democracy promotion’ and military campaigns against enemies dubbed ‘terrorists’ gathered pace, war, violence and democracy...

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31 March 2010
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Reflections on A.C Grayling’s Liberty in the Age of Terror

A Defence of Civil Liberties and Enlightenment Value PDF Bloomsbury, London, Berlin and New York, 2009 ; ISBN 978 1 4088 0242 7 This book review appeared in The Monthly (February 2010)   Review's abstract: The latest book of essays by the English liberal philosopher A.C....

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01 February 2010
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