6 edition of Economic autonomy and democracy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Kelly M. McMann.|
|LC Classifications||JN6699.A15 M39 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005022523|
The main purpose of this study is to undertake an academic assessment on the practice of prevailing decentralization in ensuring good governance at local government in Ethiopia. Although politics is the driving force behind devolution in most countries, fortunately, decentralization may be one of those instances where good politics and economics may serve the same : Kena Deme Jebessa. "This book demonstrates that people's basic values and beliefs are changing, in ways that affect their political, sexual, economic, and religious behavior.
Chapter Economic democracy. printable version. The meaning of economic democracy. The usual definitions given to economic democracy by liberals, socialists and Green economists can be shown to be either inadequate or particular or both, and sometimes they tend to emphasise only one of the two main aspects of economic power: ownership and control. Direct democracy or pure democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide on policy initiatives directly. This differs from the majority of currently established democracies, which are representative theory and practice of direct democracy and participation as its common characteristic was the core of work of many theorists, philosophers and politicians, among .
This is the essence of autonomy and human agency. Surveillance capitalism’s “means of behavioral modification” at scale erodes democracy from within because, without autonomy in action and in thought, we have little capacity for the moral judgment and critical thinking necessary for a democratic : John Laidler. Przeworski, A , Democracy and economic development. in The Evolution of Political Knowledge: Democracy, Autonomy, and Conflict in Comparative and International Politics. Ohio State University Press, pp.
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This book argues that they first assess their economic autonomy, meaning their ability to make a living independent of government authorities. Before individuals consider whether their resources and organizational abilities are adequate to act on their interests, 4/5(1).
ECONOMIC AUTONOMY. This book argues that economic autonomy is the foremost means by which capitalism enhances people’s ability to exercise their democratic rights, whether in advanced democracies or hybrid regimes, governments that exhibit both democratic and authoritarian.
The Economics of Centralism and Local Autonomy: Fiscal Decentralization in the Czech and Slovak Republics th Edition Moreover, fiscal decentralization played an important role in shaping democracy and in preparing the countries for EU accession.
The field research and case studies on which parts of the book are based bring a sense of Cited by: 1. Book Review: McMann, K. Economic Autonomy and Democracy: Hybrid Regimes in Russia and Kyrgyzstan. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press McMann, K. Economic Autonomy and Democracy: Hybrid Regimes in Russia and Kyrgyzstan.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press Show all authors. Dmitri Mitin. Dmitri Mitin Author: Dmitri Mitin. Economic Autonomy and Democracy Hybrid Regimes in Russia and Kyrgyzstan How do individuals decide to exercise their democratic rights.
This book argues that they first assess their economic autonomy, meaning their ability to make a living independent of government authorities. Buy Economic Autonomy and Democracy: Hybrid Regimes in Russia and Kyrgyzstan Reprint by McMann, Kelly M.
(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In this book, Sungmoon Kim lays out a normative theory of Confucian democracy - pragmatic Confucian democracy - to address questions of the right to political participation, instrumental and intrinsic values of democracy, democratic procedure and substance, punishment and criminal justice, social and economic justice, and humanitarian intervention.
This book offers a comparative view of nine historic separatist movements, some of which have achieved the break-up of an empire or a state, and others that to date have not. Separatist struggles occur in waves that tend to coincide with upsurges of s: 1.
While social anarchists have always used the word autonomy – meaning self-directedness as well as free association – there’s been a certain ambivalence about the word democracy.
This can be confusing for newcomers who start reading anarchist literature and see direct democracy being described as anarchistic in one book and lambasted in another.
Economic autonomy is the condition underlying the political autonomy of citizen-individuals, which in turn founds the legitimacy of providential intervention.
Social affairs specialists vigorously criticize French legislation measures that have remained favorable to the family, and their recurrent criticism reveals the individualistic logic of Author: Dominique Schnapper.
Economic autonomy and the interaction among democratic rights help explain the global proliferation of hybrid regimes, governments that display both democratic and authoritarian characteristics. Description for Bookstore. Democracy and economic growth; general hypotheses and pat- III) Dictatorship and autonomy of the state – against democracy 23 IV) Democracy and constraints on predatory rulers – in favor A short non-technical presentation of the methods used in this book.
File Size: 2MB. Autonomy and Organizational Democracy The final stream of research on workplace autonomy that we will consider is best labeled organizational democracy or workplace democracy and is more familiar to researchers in Europe than in North America (see the academic journal Economic and Industrial Democracy () – current volumes, for a review of this approach).
Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region.
The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments. The tide of countries making the transition from authoritarian rule in the late s and early s was initially greeted with euphoria.
It was taken as a hopeful sign that the post–cold war era would be characterized by a community of nations—developed and developing alike—with a commitment to democratic institutions and democratic values (Fukuyama ).
At one time, elections might have been viewed as a method of selecting competent people to undertake a job with constitutionally-specified limits. With the extension of democracy, elections became referendums on public policy. 20) Consensus vs.
Democracy. The book also challenges commonly held presumptions that our Founders wanted democracy. This book argues that they first assess their economic autonomy, meaning their ability to make a living independent of government authorities.
Before individuals consider whether their resources and organizational abilities are adequate to act on their interests. Drawing on a massive body of evidence from societies containing 85 percent of the world's population, the authors demonstrate that modernisation is a process of human development, in which economic development gives rise to cultural changes that make individual autonomy, gender equality, and democracy increasingly by: of democracy as a process and development as an outcome.
The Note then goes on to assess some key (causal) linkages between democracy and development in Section III, discussing in particular modernisation theory and the emergence of democracy; the argument that democracy is a (pre)requisite for development, and the opposite argument that in factFile Size: KB.
Third, although requiring people to vote might violate one interpretation of liberty – negative liberty – it can serve and strengthen a number of other interpretations of liberty, among them nondomination, autonomy, and positive liberty, because of its demonstrated capacity to empower the politically and economically weak.
The workshop on “The Political economy of Democracy”, held in Barcelo-na on June under the sponsorship of the BBVa foundation, brought together intellectual leaders from economics and political science to obtain a balanced understanding of common topics of analysis, such as pre-electoralCited by: Book Reviews The Pandemic and Capitalism.
which prizes above all autonomy, predictability, and social stability, and if not always firm control of its banking sector, the willingness to override that sector’s autonomy whenever necessary. China is no democracy, and modern China was built on many epic disasters, including the famine and.An edifying if uninspiring primer on the theory and practice of democracy.
During the last half of the 20th century democracy has emerged triumphant as a political system, its rivals having disappeared or been relegated to a few dark corners of the globe.
Yet what is democracy? Yale political scientist Dahl (A Preface to Economic Democracy,etc.) addresses this question in a slim volume.