Democracy Under Stress
  • Author : Ursula Van Beek
  • Release Date : 01 February 2012
  • Publisher : AFRICAN SUN MeDIA
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 227
  • ISBN 13 : 1920338705

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Book Description: DEMOCRACY UNDER STRESS focuses on the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 and its implications for democracy. Why and how did the crisis come about? Are there any instructive lessons to be drawn from comparisons with the Great Depression of the 1930s? What are the democratic response mechanisms to cope with serious crises? Do they work? Is China a new trend setter? Do values matter? Are global democratic rules a possibility? These are some of the key questions addressed in the volume.

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