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  1. Authority and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 5)

    By April Carter

    This book debates the nature and functions of authority: it examines how far our inherited images of authority derive from an aristocratic and traditional order and considers which models of authority are still relevant in a democratic and rationalist society. It discusses the characteristics of...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Direct Action and Liberal Democracy (Routledge Library Editions:Political Science Volume 6)

    By April Carter

    This study focuses primarily on the nature of "direct action" in relation to contemporary movements, and considers the role of direct action methods in past campaigns for constitutional and social rights. Boycotts, sit-ins, obstructions, civil disobedience and other unconstitutional forms of...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Political Theory of Anarchism Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 51

    By April Carter

    Anarchism is a significant but relatively neglected of political thought. April Carter examines the anarchist critique of the state, of bureaucracy, of democratic government and contrasts this attitude with more orthodox political theory. She also considers anarchist theories and social and...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. People Power and Political Change

    Key Issues and Concepts

    By April Carter

    This book examines the upsurge in mass popular protest against undemocratic regimes. Relating early revolutions to recent global trends and protests, it examines the significance of ‘people power’ to democracy. Taking a comparative approach, this text analyses unarmed uprisings in Iran 1977-79,...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Political Theory of Global Citizenship

    By April Carter

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the meaning of cosmopolitanism and world citizenship in the history of Western political thought, and in the evolution of international politics since 1500.Providing an invaluable overview of earlier political thought, recent theoretical literature and...

    Published July 13th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Peace Movements: International Protest and World Politics Since 1945

    By April Carter

    Series: The Postwar World

    There is a long tradition of opposition to war and organized peace campaigns date from 1815. Since 1945, however, modern weapons technology has threatened world wide destruction and has stimulated widespread protests. This book sketches in the background of thinking about peace and resistance to...

    Published February 10th 1992 by Routledge

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