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The Resource What democracy is for : on freedom and moral government, Stein Ringen

What democracy is for : on freedom and moral government, Stein Ringen

Label
What democracy is for : on freedom and moral government
Title
What democracy is for
Title remainder
on freedom and moral government
Statement of responsibility
Stein Ringen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this provocative book, Stein Ringen argues that the world's democracies are failing to live up to their ideals--the United States and Great Britain most especially. The core value of democracy, he contends, is freedom, the freedom to live a good life according to one's own choosing. Yet he shows that democracy's freedom is on the decline. Citizens are increasingly distrustful of political systems weighted by money, and they don't participate in political affairs as they once did. Ringen warns of the risks we face if this trend continues, and puts forth an ambitious proposal for democratic r
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ringen, Stein
Dewey number
321.8
Index
index present
LC call number
JC423
LC item number
.R56 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Democracy
  • Business and politics
  • Corporate power
  • Globalization
  • Political ethics
  • Social justice
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Business and politics
  • Corporate power
  • Democracy
  • Globalization
  • Political ethics
  • Social justice
Label
What democracy is for : on freedom and moral government, Stein Ringen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-313) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Acknowledgments; How Good Are the Good Democracies; Is Economic Democracy Available; What Should Welfare States Do; Can We Eradicate Poverty; What Do Families Do; Where Does Freedom Come From; The Truth About Class Inequality; How Good Is the Kindest Democracy; What Does a Good Press Look Like; The Flat Tax Issue
Control code
647874768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831678
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttzpt3
  • 467ff1a7-b20e-4e56-8b4b-e3def6ddfddf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647874768
Label
What democracy is for : on freedom and moral government, Stein Ringen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-313) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Acknowledgments; How Good Are the Good Democracies; Is Economic Democracy Available; What Should Welfare States Do; Can We Eradicate Poverty; What Do Families Do; Where Does Freedom Come From; The Truth About Class Inequality; How Good Is the Kindest Democracy; What Does a Good Press Look Like; The Flat Tax Issue
Control code
647874768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831678
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttzpt3
  • 467ff1a7-b20e-4e56-8b4b-e3def6ddfddf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647874768

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