Rethinking Democracy (BOK)

Rajni Kothari

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"Rethinking Democracy" provides a unique insight into India's experience as the world's largest democracy. Covering democratic theory, the state, civil society, participation and the search for global justice, leading political theorist Rajni Kothari evaluates what this experience means for the very idea of democracy. Kothari powerfully demonstrates that we are at a juncture where democracy has failed, on a local and a global level. The promise of human emancipation has not been delivered and democratic ideals of justice and equality have failed to defeat the aggressive logic of capitalism. His acknowledgement of this disillusionment, however, allows him to search for a new decentralized and participatory democracy with freedom and environmental sustainability at its core. The culmination of Rajni Kothari's decades of political involvement, this book is a compelling analysis of where democracy went wrong.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Rajni Kothari
ISBN 9781842779460
Antall sider 174 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,6cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 249 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Political structures: democracy