Chapter

Introduction

Axel Hadenius

in Institutions and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9780199246663
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599392 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199246661.003.0001

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 Introduction

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Illuminates broadly the relationship between active democratic citizenship and institutions conditions. It draws in particular on Tocqueville's comparison between the conditions in USA and France. Other contributors to the institutionalist‐cum‐republican tradition, such as Rousseau, Mill, Kornhauser, and Putnam are presented.

Keywords: democratic citizenship; France; institutionalism; William Kornhauser; John Stuart Mill; Robert Putnam; republicanism; Alexis de Tocqueville; USA

Chapter.  5559 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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