Cover of: Democracy | Mike Wilson, book editor.


opposing viewpoints

Published by Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale in Farmington Hills, MI .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

What is the state of democracy? Democracy and freedom are spreading worldwide / David Lowe
Spread of democracy does not always result in more freedom / Fareed Zakaria
Spread of democracy benefits developing nations / Carl Gershman
Spread of democracy causes ethnic strife in developing nations / Amy Chua
Corporations threaten democracy / Lee Drutman, Charlie Cray
Corporations can foster democracy / Daniel T. Griswold
What should be the relationship between religion and democracy? Democracy is based on secular principles / Clark Moeller
Democracy is based on religious principles / Bill O'Reilly
Politicians should voice their religious convictions / Jordan Ballor
Politicians should not voice their religious convictions / Cathy Young
Islam and democracy are compatible / Fawaz A. Gerges
Islam and democracy are incompatible / Amir Taheri
Should U.S. elections be reformed? Electoral college should be abolished / Bradford Plumer
Electoral college should not be abolished / Tara Ross
Campaign finance laws should be reformed / Noreena Hertz
Campaign finance laws should not be reformed / John J. Coleman
Some felons should be allowed to vote / Steven Carbo et al.
Felons should not be allowed to vote / Edward Feser
Should democracy be fostered worldwide? Fostering democracy worldwide will help prevent terrorism / Jennifer L. Windsor
Democracy alone will not prevent terrorism / F. Gregory Gause III
Democracy is best for all countries / Natan Sharanksy, interviewed by Jamie Glazov
Democracy is not best for all countries / James L. Payne
Democracy will succeed in Iraq / George W. Bush
Democracy will fail in Iraq / Edwin Black.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-233) and index.

Opposing viewpoints series, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)


Library of Congress
JC423 .D415 2006

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239 p. :
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