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The Representative Claim

Michael Saward

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579389
eISBN:
9780191722950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In an era of disaffection from traditional political institutions and the rise of transnational politics, the need to rethink political representation – who speaks for whom and with what authority – ... More


Global Social Choice Beyond Nation‐State Representation

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter challenges the widespread idea that legitimate social choice in global politics can be achieved solely through representation by nation-states — either as a means of aggregating ... More


Global Social Choice Through Multi‐Stakeholder Representation

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that achieving legitimate social choice in global politics requires the establishment of a decision-making process involving deliberation among multi-stakeholder representatives, ... More


Mapping the representative claim

Michael Saward

in The Representative Claim

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579389
eISBN:
9780191722950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579389.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter defines and elaborates a number of key aspects of the representative claim, underscoring the latter's distinctive utility as an analytical tool. After locating the representative claim ... More


Representation, legitimacy, and democracy

Michael Saward

in The Representative Claim

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579389
eISBN:
9780191722950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579389.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter reviews key points and steps back to consider what these new approaches and arguments, built around the claim‐based approach to representation, might mean for democratic ... More


Introduction: Charting the Right

Edward Ashbee

in The Right and the recession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090820
eISBN:
9781781708873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090820.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Introduction outlines the five principal literatures that have considered the right in the UK and the US. It suggests that each of these literatures looks at the activity of the right at a ... More


Direct versus Representative Democracy

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

in An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

On the face of it, direct democracy should outperform representative democracy based on the number of voters. If, however, the electorate is better at selecting representatives than policies (the ... More


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