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decline of representative democracy

process, participation, and power in state legislatures

by Rosenthal, Alan

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Published by CQ Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Legislative bodies -- United States -- States.,
    • State governments -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-357) and index.

      StatementAlan Rosenthal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK2488 .R658 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 369 p. :
      Number of Pages369
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL691075M
      ISBN 100871879751, 0871879743
      LC Control Number97038196

        In the decade following the Cold War, democracy flourished as never before. In recent years, however, much of this progress has steadily eroded, as democracy itself appears to have lost its appeal. Democracy in Decline | Foreign AffairsCited by: The decline of representative democracy: process, participation, and power in state legislatures.

      Rousseau roughly distinguishes three forms of government. When all or most of the citizens are magistrates, the government is a democracy. When fewer than half the citizens are magistrates, the government is an aristocracy. When there is only one magistrate (or in some cases a small handful of.   For decades, scholarly inquiry into political trust has been motivated by concerns about declining levels of public trust in politics. Because political trust is considered a necessary precondition for democratic rule, a decline in trust is thought to fundamentally challenge the quality of representative entally, political trust can be understood as citizens’ support for Cited by:

      A chronicler of the American experience, Daniel J. Boorstin, wrote a book called Democracy and Its Discontents: Reflections on Everyday America (). In the chapter called Technology and Democracy Boorstin argues that “the nation’s problems arise not so much from . Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkel is Director of the “Democracy and Democratisation” research program at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB) and Professor of Political Science at the Humboldt University Berlin. He is a member of a number of key bodies, including the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He is also a non-party member of the Basic Values Commission of.


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