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Direct action and democratic politics

Robert Benewick

Direct action and democratic politics

edited by Robert Benewick and Trevor Smith.

by Robert Benewick

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Direct action,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesActon Society studies, 1, Acton Society studies -- 1
    ContributionsSmith, Trevor A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination324 p. ;
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20243551M

    "This rigorous and stimulating book reveals how the labor and Christian Right movements joined direct action with partisan maneuver—and transformed American politics. When Movements Anchor Parties peers through the rancorous politics of our time to provide a fresh interpretation of how the Democratic and Republican Parties have become so. The Politics of Nonviolent Action: A Critical Review Article (PDF Available) in Central European Journal of International and Security Studies 3(2) January with 5, ReadsAuthor: Richard Lappin.

    "Power without Persuasion will be an enormously influential book on the presidency and American political institutions. It promises to change scholars' thinking about presidential policymaking and, in doing so, become a catalyst for future work. In past decades, democratic theory has been on the defensive, largely as a result of the disappointments of democratic practice. The essays in this volume reflect critically on the theory in the light of those failures and with the corresponding assumption of an indissoluble connection between theory and practice. If theory maintains a monastic impeccability, untouched by the world, it will be.

    Charles Tilly, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Third, in relatively democratic regimes an important share of collective action centers not on specific programs but on identity claims: the public assertion that a group or a constituency it represents is worthy, united, numerous, and committed (WUNC).   The return to public assemblies and direct democratic methods in the wave of the global "squares movements" since has rejuvenated interest in forms of council organisation and action. The European council movements, which developed in the immediate post-First World War era, were the most impressive of a number of attempts to develop Author: James Muldoon.


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First published in Militant protest is not new to British politics, but the widespread recourse to direct action, in Britain and abroad, is unprecedented. This book was the first comprehensive examination of contemporary protest in the Briti.

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This differs from the majority of currently established democracies, which are representative theory and practice of direct democracy and participation as its common characteristic was the core of work of many theorists, philosophers and politicians, among whom the. This book explores how movements that are explicitly anti-pluralist in nature still manage to succeed electorally within a democratic framework which they themselves reject.

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But how do Swiss citizens feel about this democratic system, which relies on greater involvement from the electorate. Roughly 65% of Swiss citizens are satisfied with their government, according to Cheryl A.

Fain’s book Modern Direct Democracy in Switzerland and the American West. Nevertheless, according to Idea International, Swiss voter. ‘Democratic Innovations explains why we should not be satisfied with our received institutions of representative government. Deftly navigating this rapidly evolving field, Graham Smith shows how democratic methods such as citizen assemblies, direct legislation, and electronic participation can deepen the quality of democracy all over the world.’Cited by: The Rise and Fall of Democracy in Early America describes and explores the emergence of a directly democratic political culture in America, the Federalists' theoretical campaign against that culture, and the legacy of the struggle over democracy for politics today.

The Rise and Fall of Democracy in Early America traces the rise of democracy in America beginning with the Puritans of New England. Radically Democratic Extremism: An Interview with Joel Olson. Posted on May 26th, in AK Allies, Happenings. Many readers of this blog are probably familiar with Joel Olson, author of The Abolition of White in the day, Joel was a member of the Love and Rage anarchist federation.

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Democratic politics understood as a set.