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The Resource A theory of militant democracy : the ethics of combatting political extremism, Alexander S. Kirshner

A theory of militant democracy : the ethics of combatting political extremism, Alexander S. Kirshner

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A theory of militant democracy : the ethics of combatting political extremism
Title
A theory of militant democracy
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the ethics of combatting political extremism
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Alexander S. Kirshner
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eng
Summary
How should pro-democratic forces safeguard representative government from anti-democratic forces? By granting rights of participation to groups that do not share democratic values, democracies may endanger the very rights they have granted; but denying these rights may also undermine democratic values. Alexander Kirshner offers a set of principles for determining when one may reasonably refuse rights of participation, and he defends this theory through real-world examples, ranging from the far-right British Nationalist Party to Turkey's Islamist Welfare Party to America's Democratic Party during Reconstruction --
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Kirshner, Alexander S
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non fiction
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  • Radicalism
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • Political participation
  • Democracy
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A theory of militant democracy : the ethics of combatting political extremism, Alexander S. Kirshner
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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Contents
One.Introduction -- Two.The Self-Limiting Theory of Militant Democracy -- Three.Political Regulation in Defense of Democracy -- Four.Justifying the Exclusion of Antidemocrats -- Five.On Preventive Intervention -- Six.Political Exclusion and the Limits of Militant Democracy
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FIEb1750773x
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21 cm.
Extent
xi, 208 pages
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9780300188240
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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(OCoLC)837922480
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A theory of militant democracy : the ethics of combatting political extremism, Alexander S. Kirshner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
One.Introduction -- Two.The Self-Limiting Theory of Militant Democracy -- Three.Political Regulation in Defense of Democracy -- Four.Justifying the Exclusion of Antidemocrats -- Five.On Preventive Intervention -- Six.Political Exclusion and the Limits of Militant Democracy
Control code
FIEb1750773x
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 208 pages
Isbn
9780300188240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)837922480

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