Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality

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Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that govern their own lives without elites or centralized structures through assemblies and consensus. Rather than claiming equality by abstract rights or citizenship, these groups put equality into practice by reducing wealth and health ...

Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138235847

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