The Threshold of Democracy
  • Author : Josiah Ober
  • Release Date : 03 October 2022
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 13 : 0393938875

The Threshold of Democracy Book Summary

A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, The Threshold of Democracy re-creates the intellectual dynamics of one of the most formative periods in western history.

The Threshold of Democracy

The Threshold of Democracy

Author : Josiah Ober,Naomi J. Norman,Mark C. Carnes,Mark Christopher Carnes
Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Genre : History
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A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, The Threshold of Democracy re-creates the intellectual dynamics of one of the most formative periods in western history....

Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens

Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens

Author : Josiah Ober
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : History
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This book asks an important question often ignored by ancient historians and political scientists alike: Why did Athenian democracy work as well and for as long as it did? Josiah Ober seeks the answer by analyzing the sociology of Athenian politics and the nature of communication between elite and nonelite ...

Demokratia

Demokratia

Author : Josiah Ober,Charles Hedrick
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : History
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This book is the result of a long and fruitful conversation among practitioners of two very different fields: ancient history and political theory. The topic of the conversation is classical Greek democracy and its contemporary relevance. The nineteen contributors remain diverse in their political commitments and in their analytic approaches, ...

Ancient Greek Democracy

Ancient Greek Democracy

Author : Eric W. Robinson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : History
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This book invites readers to join in a fresh and extensive investigation of one of Ancient Greece’s greatest inventions: democratic government. Provides an accessible, up-to-date survey of vital issues in Greek democracy. Covers democracy’s origins, growth and essential nature. Raises questions of continuing interest. Combines ancient texts in ...

The Perpetual Immigrant and the Limits of Athenian Democracy

The Perpetual Immigrant and the Limits of Athenian Democracy

Author : Demetra Kasimis
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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Argues that immigration politics is a central - but overlooked - object of inquiry in the democratic thought of classical Athens. Thinkers criticized democracy's strategic investments in nativism, the shifting boundaries of citizenship, and the precarious membership that a blood-based order effects for those eligible and ineligible to claim it....

Democracy in Classical Athens

Democracy in Classical Athens

Author : Christopher Carey
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : History
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For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government. This was not a parliamentary democracy of the modern sort but a direct democracy in which all citizens were free to participate in the business of government. Throughout this period Athens was the cultural centre of Greece and one of ...

Company Of Citizens What The World S First Democracy Teaches Leaders About Creating Great Organizations

Company Of Citizens What The World S First Democracy Teaches Leaders About Creating Great Organizations

Author : Manville
Publisher : Unknown
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The "knowledge revolution" is widely accepted, but strategic leaders now talk of the logical next step: the human capital revolution and the need to manage knowledgeable people in an entirely different way. The organization of the future must be not only nimble and flexible but also self-governing and values-driven. But ...

Crises of Democracy

Crises of Democracy

Author : Adam Przeworski
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Political Science
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Examines the economic, social, cultural, as well as purely political threats to democracy in the light of current knowledge....