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Globalizing democracy: power, legitimacy and the interpretation of democratic ideas

Globalizing democracy: power, legitimacy and the interpretation of democratic ideas

Fierlbeck, Katherine, author; Manchester University Press, publisher

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Published Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Katherine Fierlbeck
ISBN: 0719076390, 1847794319, 1847795188, 9780719076398, 9781847794314, 9781847795182
Note: Description based on print record.
Note: Made available via: manchesterhive.
Note: Previous edition: 1998.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note: In English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (288 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
System: Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.
Series: Perspectives on democratic practice; Manchester Political Studies
Subject: Democracy Philosophy.; Democracy.; Trade unions.; Industry and industrial relations.; Economics, Finance, Business & Management Economics Political economy.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2013. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Series Title: Perspectives on democratic practice.


  1. List of acronyms
  2. Preface
  3. Introduction
  4. 1. Contextualizing the debate over democracy
  5. Section I - Interpreting democracy: philosophical debates
  6. 2. The ambiguity of democracy
  7. 3. Expanding democracy
  8. 4. Non-liberal democracy?
  9. Section II - Explaining democracy: causal debates
  10. 5. The market
  11. 6. Civil society
  12. Section III - Pursuing democracy: political debates
  13. 7. The politics of definition
  14. 8. Deromanticizing democracy
  15. Bibliography
  16. Index.