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The origins of modern Polish democracy

The origins of modern Polish democracy

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Poland,
  • Poland -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by M.B.B. Biskupski, James S. Pula, and Piotr J. Wróbel.
    SeriesPolish and Polish-American studies series
    ContributionsBiskupski, Mieczysław B., Pula, James S., 1946-, Wróbel, Piotr J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN6766 .O75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945355M
    ISBN 109780821418918, 9780821418925
    LC Control Number2009048934

    !Conventional accounts of classical Athenian democracy represent the assembly as the primary democratic institution in the Athenian political system. This looks reasonable in the light of modern democracy, which has typically developed through the democratization of legislative assemblies. Yet it conflicts with the evidence at our disposal. Democracy - Democracy - The theory of democracy: In a funeral oration in bce for those who had fallen in the Peloponnesian War, the Athenian leader Pericles described democratic Athens as “the school of Hellas.” Among the city’s many exemplary qualities, he declared, was its constitution, which “favors the many instead of the few; this is why it is called a democracy.”.

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    Barrington Moore, Jr.'s Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy is therefore all the more unusual and interesting because it is not only a work solidly within the classical sociological tradition, but also the product of a Marxist scholarly perspective. And, leaving aside the . ECONOMIC ORIGINS OF DICTATORSHIP AND DEMOCRACY This book develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. Different social groups prefer different political institutions because of the way they allocate political power and resources. Thus, democracy is preferred by the majority of citizens but opposed by elites.


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The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy is a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and practice. It begins with the transformative events of the mid-nineteenth century, which witnessed revolutionary developments in the socioeconomic and demographic structure of Poland, and continues through changes that marked the postcommunist era Price: $   The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy is a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and practice.

It begins with the transformative events of the mid-nineteenth century, which witnessed revolutionary developments in the socioeconomic and demographic structure of Poland, and continues through changes that marked the postcommunist era.

The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy is a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and practice. It begins with the transformative events of the mid-nineteenth century, which witnessed revolutionary developments in the socioeconomic and demographic structure of Poland, and continues through changes that marked the postcommunist era of free Poland.

The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy is a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and practice. It begins with the transformative events of the mid-nineteenth century, which witnessed revolutionary developments in the socioeconomic and demographic structure of Poland, and continues through.

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Book Description: The Origins of Modern Polish Democracyis a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and begins with the transformative events of the mid-nineteenth century, which witnessed revolutionary developments in the socioeconomic and demographic structure of Poland, and continues through changes that marked the postcommunist.

A democracy is a political system, or a system of decision-making within an institution or organization or a country, in which all members have an equal share of power. Modern democracies are characterized by two capabilities that differentiate them fundamentally from earlier forms of government: the capacity to intervene in their own societies and the recognition of their sovereignty by an.

Perhaps because there just wasn’t enough new material to fill a book, even one of just pages, I found the book very disappointing. The author spends a chapter each on Poland’s and Hungary’s slide away from democracy.

But neither Poland or Hungary had a long history democracy. Perhaps it just wasn’t that hard for them to lose it. The etymological origins of the term democracy hint at a number of urgent problems that go far beyond semantic issues.

If a government of or by the people—a “popular” government—is to be established, at least five fundamental questions must be confronted at the outset, and two more are almost certain to be posed if the democracy continues to exist for long.

Get this from a library. The origins of modern Polish democracy. [M B B Biskupski; James S Pula; Piotr Wróbel;] -- ""This important book, to which mane of the leading scholars of the subject have contributed, provides a clear and accessible account of the evolution of Polish.

It has introduced the main themes and the origins of Polish democracy. It assesses party and party system institutionalization in Poland.

It conveys that representation has come to be adopted as an essential element of modern democracy. It aims to present recommendations for deepening democracy by improving the deficient qualities of democracy.

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The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy Edited by M.B.B. Biskupski, James S. Pula and Piotr J. Wróbel Ohio University Press, Many people would be surprised to learn that during the time of increasing royal authority and absolutism in Europe, Poland followed a much different path than most of its neighbours with the establishment of a Nobles’ Republic.

Tusk, who was elected inpresided over what was perhaps the most dramatic period of growth in Polish history. Since the nineties, both the economy and salaries have doubled.

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These times are past; democracy - now unqualified - seems to be the subject of broad consensus and its promotion is high on the agenda of international bodies. Modern democracy in many ways is the opposite of ancient democracy.

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