Democratic Incongruities: Representative Democracy in Britain by D. JudgeDemocratic Incongruities: Representative Democracy in Britain by D. Judge

Democratic Incongruities: Representative Democracy in Britain

byD. Judge

Hardcover | March 7, 2014

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Clear disparities exist between notions of representative democracy and political practice in Britain. Alternative models of democracy, however, have their own incongruities in trying to marry representation and democracy. This book analyses the mismatches in democratic theories and between theory and practice in British representative democracy.
David Judge is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde, UK. He is the author/co-author/editor of 12 books, includingThe Parliamentary State,Representation: Theory and Practice in Britain, andPolitical Institutions in the United Kingdom, and numerous articles/chapters on legislative institutions, representative d...
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Title:Democratic Incongruities: Representative Democracy in BritainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:228 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:March 7, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230314465

ISBN - 13:9780230314467

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Table of Contents

1. Democratic Incongruities: Old Models and New Perspectives 2. The 'Problem' of the People 3. The 'Problem' of Representational Transmission of Power 4. The 'Problem' of Elected Representatives 5. The 'Problem' of Representative Government 6. The 'Problem' of Citizen Participation 7. The 'Problem' of 'Post-': Post-representative, Post-parliamentary, Post-democracy