Political Theory & Philosophy

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Prometheus Wired

The Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network Technology

UBC Press

Describing and documenting the actual effects of computer networks on people's experience in the workplace, marketplace, and community, the book argues that the conditions of surveillance and corporate control far outweigh those of information access as key elements in the social and political presence of network computing.

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Democracy

A History of Ideas

UBC Press

This book describes democracy as a contest of values. Equality and liberty, like justice and fairness, are among our ultimate ideals, but no single value is supreme.

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Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship

Essays on the Problem of Political Community

UBC Press

A brilliant, ambitious rethinking of the nature of political community and the challenges to modern citizenship by one of Canada's foremost political scientists.

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Shifting Boundaries

Aboriginal Identity, Pluralist Theory, and the Politics of Self-Government

UBC Press

Using relational pluralism as a theoretical lens, the author takes a fresh look at the complex issue of aboriginal self-government.

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Representation and Democratic Theory

Edited by David Laycock
UBC Press

This volume investigates theoretical and practical aspects of innovative political representation in the early 21st century.

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