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John Keane

John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Westminster and WZB and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Founder of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, a consultant to the United Nations and a recent member of the Amercan Institutions of Democracy Commission, his books include Global Civil Society?, Václav Havel: A Political Tragedy in Six Acts and the prize-winning biography Tom Paine: A Political Life. His full-scale history of democracy, The Life and Death of Democracy, is to be published in June 2009.

Author's website: The Life and Death of Democracy


 
Democracy failure
Economics - 20/04/2009 - 14 comments
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