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Liberalism and pluralism, towards a politics of compromise, Richard Bellamy

In Liberalism and Pluralism the author explores the challenges conflicting values, interests and identities pose to liberal democracy. Richard Bellamy illustrates his criticism and proposals by reference to such topical issues as the citizens charter, constitutional reform, the Rushdie affair and the development of the European Union.--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
chapter Introduction: the challenge of pluralism -- chapter 1 Trading values: Hayek and the dethronement of politics by markets -- chapter 2 Trimming values: Rawls and the constitutional avoidance of politics -- chapter 3 Segregating values: Walzer and the communitarian containment of politics -- chapter 4 Negotiating values: from consensus to compromise -- chapter 5 A negotiating democracy: the political constitution of a pluralist polity -- chapter 6 Trading democracy for markets: the Citizen's Charter and the contracting state -- chapter 7 Trimming democracy: the Human Rights Act -- chapter 8 De-segregating democracy: whose Europe, which community?
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non fiction
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