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Polyarchy; participation and opposition
In this prize-winning book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time makes a major statement about what democracy is and They may not an increase in, homogeneous societies thisExpand
The concept of power
What is “power”? Most people have an intuitive notion of what it means. But scientists have not yet formulated a statement of the concept of power that is rigorous enough to be of use in theExpand
Who Governs: Democracy and Power in an American City.
In this now-classic work, one of the most celebrated political scientists of the twentieth century offers a powerful interpretation of the location of political power in American urban communities.Expand
Democracy and Its Critics
Part 1 The sources of modern democracy: the first transformation - to the democratic city-state toward the second transformation - republicanism, representation, and the logic of equality. Part 2Expand
A Preface to Democratic Theory
Robert Dahl s "Preface "helped launch democratic theory fifty years ago as a new area of study in political science, and it remains the standard introduction to the field. Exploring problems that hadExpand
A Preface to Economic Democracy
Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Is Equality Inimical to Liberty? 2. Democracy, Political Equality, and Economic Liberty 3. Democracy and the Economic Order 4. The Right to Democracy Within Firms 5.Expand
On Political Equality
  • R. Dahl
  • Political Science
  • 15 September 2006
Robert A. Dahl, one of the world's most influential and respected political scientists, has spent a lifetime exploring the institutions and practices of democracy in such landmark books as WhoExpand
How Democratic Is the American Constitution
In this provocative book, one of our most eminent political scientists poses the question, "Why should Americans uphold their constitution?" The vast majority of Americans venerate the ConstitutionExpand
The Science of Public Administration: Three Problems
mulation of universal laws or, more commonly, to the assertion that such universal laws could be formulated for public administration.l In an attempt to make the science of public administrationExpand
A Critique of the Ruling Elite Model
A great many people seem to believe that “they” run things: the old families, the bankers, the City Hall machine, or the party boss behind the scene. This kind of view evidently has a powerful andExpand