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In defense of democracy.

Murphy, Frank

In defense of democracy.

by Murphy, Frank

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Published by American Council on Public Affairs in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberty.,
  • Democracy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntroductory notes [by] Charles A. Beard [and] Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    ContributionsAmerican Council on Public Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 M8 1940c
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15, [1] p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL248140M
    LC Control Numbere 42000143
    OCLC/WorldCa5327243

    The Foundation for Defense of Democracies is non-profit think tank and policy institute and registered lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C., United States. Its political leanings have been described variously as nonpartisan, hawkish, and neoconservative. FDD holds events throughout the year, including its annual Washington Forum, briefings on Capitol Hill, expert roundtables for public officials, diplomats, and military officers, book Location: Washington, D.C., U.S.   In defense of democracy Mr. Richter is a keynote speaker at international conferences -- and the author of the book, “Clinton: What .

    What Democracy Is For offers a bold defense of democratic ideals, grounded in real reforms. Stein Ringen is Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Oxford. His books include Citizens, Families, and Reform and The Possibility of Politics.   The former President of the Dominican Republic and President of the Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo and Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (Funglode/GFDD), Leonel Fernández, reaffirmed his claim of respect to the Constitution during the presentation of his book “In Defense of the Constitution.

      Her first publication as first lady, The Moral Basis of Democracy is an honest and heartfelt call for all Americans to choose love and faith over hatred and fear. Roosevelt takes an inspiring stance in defense of democracy, progress, and morality; the wisdom imparted here is timeless, and a must-read for every : Open Road Integrated Media LLC. Przeworski, A , Minimalist Conception of Democracy: A Defense. in I Shapiro & C Hacker-Cordon (eds), Democracy's Value. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.


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