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Dorothy Holland

Local Democracy Under Siege

Activism, Public Interests, and Private Politics

€ 102.25



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments ix
Preface xi
1. Experimenting with Democracy 1
2. Landscapes in Transition 18
PART I: LIMITING DEMOCRACY
3. Hope, Fear, and Political Autobiography
35
4. Racial Framing
57
5. Public Goods for Private Ends: The Redirection of Schooling
84
PART II: GOVERNING UNDER NEOLIBERALISM
6. Local Politics and the Contemporary American Scene
107
7. Imagining Local Futures: Who Sets Priorities for the Present?
130
8. Public Business as Usual
155
PART III: STRUGGLING FOR DEMOCRACY
9. Against American Plutocracy: Democratizing Our Communities, One by One
187
10. Counter Experiments for Democracy: Activism on New Political Terrain
199
11. It`s Up to Us: From Local Politics to a Democratic America?
232
Appendix: Democracy and Political Theory: Why Participatory Democracy? 249
Notes 257
Bibliography 271
Index 285
About the Authors 301
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Hardback
368 pagina's
Januari 2007
603 gram
229 x 152 x 22 mm
NEW YORK UNIV PR us


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