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Department
Political Science
Course
POLSCI 1G06
Professor
Todd Alway
Semester
Fall

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Political Science 1G06 2013 Lecture 2a DemocracyIn the modern context Democracy is almost universally advocated as the best model for organizing political lifeYet this was not always the casehistorically democracy has more often been the target of criticism than praiseSo why has the term come to be looked upon so favourablyWhat is the history of Democracy and why has its practice gone from rejection to admirationWhat does democracy mean1Democracy comes from the Greek Demos people and Kratos ruleJust what this rule of the people means and how it has been translated into actual political practice has been historically and culturally variableIn this lecture we will focus on two forms Direct democracy and Indirect L
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