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Democracy, consensus & social contract

Democracy, consensus & social contract

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Beverly Hills .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.,
  • Consensus (Social sciences),
  • Social contract.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDemocracy, consensus, and social contract.
    Statementeditors, Pierre Birnbaum, Jack Lively, Geraint Parry.
    SeriesSage modern politics series ;, v. 2
    ContributionsBirnbaum, Pierre., Lively, Jack., Parry, Geraint., European Consortium for Political Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .D439x 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination361 p. :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3005732M
    ISBN 100803998821, 080399883X
    LC Control Number84672989

    , Democracy, consensus & social contract / editors, Pierre Birnbaum, Jack Lively, Geraint Parry Sage Publications London ; Beverly Hills Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.   Abstract. This chapter explores social contract theory based on the works of theorists Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Entering the social contract we forgo some self-interests in exchange for relative security, safety, and efficiency of organized social : Robert E. Denton, Benjamin Voth.

    The main problem with direct democracy, as Rousseau perceives it, is that it fails to distinguish between the executive and the legislative. The idea of forming the social contract is . Some philosophers on the African continent and beyond are convinced that consensus, as a polity, represents the best chance for Africa to fully democratise. In Consensus as Democracy in Africa, Bernard Matolino challenges the basic assumptions built into consensus as a social and political theory.

      If the goal of social democracy was to bring about a state of public contentedness and confidence that the elites would take care of everything, the result has been the exact opposite. More people are discontented than ever. Some group is always feeling used. Some group is always feeling put upon and exploited by the other. And this creates huge and growing tensions in the top two ideals of. 1. The Role of the Social Contract Distinctiveness of the Social Contract Approach. The aim of a social contract theory is to show that members of some society have reason to endorse and comply with the fundamental social rules, laws, institutions, and/or principles of that by:


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