No-No Guide to Democracy - eBook

Takes the pulse of today's body politic and finds the patient in an enfeebled state

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  • 'This book is straightforward, concise, economical and approachable. It gives a crash course on economic injustices and why they continue to happen' Tigua Naghel, amazon.com

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How democratic is democracy? This eBook takes the pulse of today's body politic and finds the patient in an enfeebled state. Author Richard Swift explores how democracy is constricted and deformed by economic power-brokers and a self-serving political class, from Birmingham to Bangalore.

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The rich diversity of forms of elected government are explored together with practical ideas for empowering today's voters around the world.

Diagrams, charts and graphs used throughout to illustrate key information.

The original paperback version is available here.

ISBN / Barcode: 9781906523534

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