Beyond Elections

by Silvia Leindecker
Beyond Elections
  • ISBN-13: 9781604861952
  • Author(s): Silvia Leindecker
  • Subject: Politics & government
  • Publisher: Pm Press
  • Imprint: Pm Press (cd, Dvd Etc)
  • Publication Date: 20-09-2008
  • Format: DVD-ROM

Availability: In stock

£18.99
What is democracy? Freedom, equality, participation? Everyone has his or her own definition. Across the world, 120 countries now have at least the minimum trappings of democracy - the freedom to vote for all citizens. But for many, this is just the beginning. Taking examples from South America, including the Brazilian Worker's Party and Hugo Chavez's work on direct participation, Beyond Elections is a journey that takes us across the Americas to attempt to answer one of the most important questions of our time: What is Democracy?
About the book

What is democracy? Freedom, equality, participation? Everyone has his or her own definition. Across the world, 120 countries now have at least the minimum trappings of democracy - the freedom to vote for all citizens. But for many, this is just the beginning. Taking examples from South America, including the Brazilian Worker's Party and Hugo Chavez's work on direct participation, Beyond Elections is a journey that takes us across the Americas to attempt to answer one of the most important questions of our time: What is Democracy?