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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

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One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new 'Big Idea' series, this book explores and interrogates each form of democr...
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The Big Idea shortlisted for series design in the British Design and Production Awards Only four countries around the world do not currently define themselves as democracies. But many more do not fulf... il the four basic requirements of democracy: free and fair elections, active participation of citizens in politics, protection of human rights, and the rule of law. Since 2015, far-right and populist politicians have been on the rise throughout the West. Is populism the new face of democracy? Is democracy simply the will of the people? Can any existing government claim to be truly democratic? This captivating, articulate volume explores and interrogates each form of democracy and questions whether they remain fit for purpose today.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 19/09/2018
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Illustrations: with over 160 illustrations
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 144
  • Weight: 330g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 19/09/2018
  • Author:Niheer Dasandi, Matthew Taylor

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