Democracy and Global Warming
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BeschreibungHow can democracy facilitate an effective response to the problem of global warming? The author discusses this question from two perspectives. He looks at the suitability of democratic decision-making, and explores whether democracy can exist on a supranational scale.
InhaltsverzeichnisPopular decision making and global warming; cosmopolitan democracy; cosmopolitan democracy and global warming; realism versus utopianism.
PortraitBarry Holden lectured in Politics at the University of Reading from 1963 until his retirement in 2001. His publications include The Nature of Democracy (1974); Understanding Liberal Democracy (1988 and 1993) and (as editor) Global Democracy: Key Debates (1999).
Pressestimmen"Holden's careful and complete mode of investigation and argument makes his book accesible to students and researchers alike...I would recommend it to anyone dealing with the varied yet connected issues of global warming, cosmopolitanism, the contemporary state and representation, democracy and globalisation"--Sanford Lakoff
Untertitel: 'Political Theory and Contempor'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2002
Seitenanzahl: 194 Seiten