Green Parties in Transition: The End of Grass-Roots Democracy?

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When green parties emerged in the 1980s, not only did they question established ideas about nature and economic growth, they also challenged the 'iron law' of Roberto Michels that all parties inevitably follow a similar path towards informal concentration of power and oligarchy. Grass-roots democracy was both an ideological tenet and an organizational project for practically all green parties. These days the greens have lost their glamour and innocence. They have grown up and even joined governing coalitions in several ...

Green Parties in Transition: The End of Grass-Roots Democracy? 2008, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754674290

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