2 edition of Towards a better democracy found in the catalog.
Towards a better democracy
New Zealand. Royal Commission on the Electoral System.
|LC Classifications||JQ5892 .N49 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) :|
|LC Control Number||89188814|
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An original discussion of how the idea of democracy took root and has been transformed in the West. It’s a Greek thing, of course. However, writes Kloppenberg (History/Harvard Univ.; Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition,etc.), in the hands of Westerners—mostly Protestants, at least at first—the idea of democracy.
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