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By Antonio García-Trevijano,Miguel Rodríguez de Peñaranda

ISBN-10: 0761848568

ISBN-13: 9780761848561

'This isn't really a democracy,' Antonio Garc'a-Trevijano denounces within the first pages of this booklet. To confront the nice lie that Europe does have democratic regimes, a lie rooted in people's confounding of the liberties they take pleasure in with the political freedom that they lack, the writer builds a pragmatic conception of democracy to finish the fake concept that corruption, nation crime, and public immorality are democracy's (undesirable) items and never the common and inevitable culmination of oligarchic regimes. because of a very good evaluate of the occasions that mark the background of democracy, the writer unearths the stumbling blocks that, from the seventeenth century English revolution, the U.S.' struggle of Independence, and the French Revolution, hostile political freedom, deviating previous Europe's democratic chances towards the present events' kingdom. There exist very important theories of the kingdom and of structure, yet none that may be referred to as a concept of democracy. Antonio Garc'a-Trevijano's unique idea, a contemporary synthesis of Rousseau's natural democracy and Montesquieu's political freedom, responds to ecu want for a concept of democracy as a true replacement to the corrupted events' regime that was once engendered by way of Western pragmatism throughout the chilly War.

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