2 edition of Democracy in a changing society. found in the catalog.
Democracy in a changing society.
Ehrmann, Henry Walter
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OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: The democratic decalogue: changes in society and their impact on the state / by Sigmund Neumann --Functional changes of democratic institutions in the United States / by Henry W.
Ehrmann --Some problems of democratic government in Britain / by R.T. McKenzie --The development of democracy in France / by Maurice. De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution Author: Alexis de Tocqueville.
OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: Contents: The democratic decalogue: changes in society and their impact on the state / by Sigmund Neumann --Functional changes of democratic institutions in the United States / by Henry W.
Ehrmann --Some problems of democratic government in Britain / by R.T. McKenzie --The development of democracy in France / by Maurice Duverger --Swiss.
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