Can Democracy Work: A Short History of a Radical Idea, From Ancient Athens to Our World - Hard Cover
Author: James Miller
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN : 9781786074027
Weight: 0.35 kg
Price : RM110
In this urgent and lively history, James Miller reminds us that democracy has always generated tensions and contradictions. Through philosophical debates and violent uprisings, it has been contested, corrupted, and refined. In different times and different places - from ancient Athens to revolutionary France to post-war America - its meaning has shifted in surprising ways.
For over two thousand years, the world has experimented with democracy. But can it really work - especially in complex modern societies?