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The real world of democracy

C. B. Macpherson

The real world of democracy

by C. B. Macpherson

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Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. B. Macpherson.
    SeriesThe Massey lectures, 4th ser.
    ContributionsCanadian Broadcasting Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC433 .M254 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5977895M
    LC Control Number66005038
    OCLC/WorldCa7118043

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We in the West are gradually realizing that the West no longer has a monopoly on civilization or world leadership.

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Macpherson examines the rival ideas of democracy - the communist, Third World, and Western-liberal variants - and their impact on one another. A real democracy, however, is a direct and participatory democracy, in which all citizens have the possibility and the right to participate in the decisions that affect our lives and our communities.

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