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Democratic theory and local government

by Dilys M. Hill

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Great Britain.,
    • Democracy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Dilys M. Hill.
      SeriesThe New local government series ; no. 12, Unwin university books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS3111 .H48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3-243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5250044M
      ISBN 100043520529, 0043520537
      LC Control Number75322540

      THE ROLE AND PURPOSE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT INTRODUCTION The existence of local government has always been defended on the basis that it is a crucial aspect of the process of democratization and intensification of mass participation in the decision-making process. In democratic theory, local government exists for the sake of. This book covers three main topics; deepening and enriching the theory of creating public value, broadening the theory and practice of creating public value to voluntary and commercial organisations and collaborative networks, and the challenge and opportunity that the concept of public value poses to social science and universities.

        While democracy ensures freedom for its citizens, it is a complex system. The American democratic process has its origins from the Greeks, who created a framework which became the foundation for our. The Basic Concepts of a Liberal Democratic Theory of the State Liberalists believe that everybody is free and equal and has the same rights and choices as anyone else. This is best summed up in the Constitution of the U.S.A., which states "all men are created equal". In a modern Liberal democracy.

      The Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy in Europe analyses the state of play of democracy at the subnational level in the twenty-seven member states of the EU plus Norway and Switzerland. It places subnational democracy in the context of the distinctive Anglo, the French, the German, and Scandinavian state traditions in Europe asking to what extent these are still relevant today. Tocqueville (originally published in ) lauds the American local government system for its democratic values, arguing that towns embodied “local-self-government.” Thus, Tocqueville considers local government as the foundation of all free republican government and the protection of the rights of minorities from all great.


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