Challenges to Democracy: Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin: Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Challenges to Democracy: Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin

Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin, 1st Edition

Edited by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Routledge

344 pages

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This title was first published in 2000: The essays gathered in this volume cover a wide range of theoretical and practical issues concerning a variety of problems which democracies confront time and again. Their aim is to look at challenges to democracy that evolve from within democracy. The discussion sets out to examine how democracies, in different times, dealt with attempts to undermine democratic processes and fundamental human rights. The design of the book is both interdisciplinary and comparative, offering historical, philosophical, legal, sociological, political and media perspectives of renowned scholars from the UK, Israel, the USA and Canada. They analyze how different societies try to cope with and find answers for attacks against them by political extremists, cultural chauvinists, terrorists, hate groups and other radical movements.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General