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  • Is the EU Democratic?

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    criticisms that it suffers the democratic deficit, from which its democratic legitimacy is undermined by observable problems in political accountability and participation. As the importance of legitimacy in a democratically representative institution is hardly debatable, the criticism of whether and why the EU lacks democracy has been given a considerable gravity in academia. This essay addresses the criticism firstly by clarifying the concept of democratic legitimacy and democratic deficit. It also introduces

  • Chants Democratic

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    Chants Democratic, by Sean Wilentz examined the emergence of New York’s labor class during the Jacksonian era and in essence revealed Artisan Republicanism. Wilentz offered a unique perspective in his historical analysis of the social and political labor histories during 1788 through 1850. Wilentz stressed the importance of the republicanism ideology in the creation of a working class that was instrumental in a pre-industrial New York. The author stressed the significance in both the political histories

  • The Outline Of The Democratic Revolution And The Democratic Revolution

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    many people to connect the end of slavery and the rise of democracy together because the occurred around the same time. In fact the statement is correct in stating that the Democratic revolution and the downfall of chattel slavery occurred around the same time period. However, it is incorrect in stating that the democratic revolution caused the end of slavery. The demise of chattel slavery was a result of the growing inconvenience of owning and maintaining slaves. The two fundamentals that were

  • Democratic Iraq

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    their own special style, can hold the progress of our advance in those aspects? Preposterous, they have nothing to do with it. Thinking about it, I noticed that our “democratic” country that rules based on democratic principles, such as freedom of expression, individual rights and minorities protection of liberty is NOT actually democratic. The people of Iraq have no social tolerance or acceptance, especially before the fall of Saddam. Even among the citizens of Iraq themselves, different ethnicities

  • Democratic Peace

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    Democratic Peace Democratic peace is presently a theory that has come under fire from many individuals due to the complex nature in which it is applied to nations and their handling of foreign affairs. There are currently two accepted arguments: (1) Democracies do not fight one another because they are self-organizing systems and are therefore fundamentally distinct from other states

  • Democratic Outlaws

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     DEMOCRATIC OUTLAWS ?      Pirates, the outlaws of the sea. If like me, the first idea that comes to mind regarding pirates is a group of raiding and plundering individuals. This is due to today’s society glamorizing the pirates as fascinating characters. Historically, not much written information has been left behind. The pirates did not leave ship logs or accounts of plunders, because it could be used to incriminate them. Society today has invented the pirates

  • Democratic Morality

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    Democratic morality rests on three key issues, each must be examined in light of the impact of large administrative organizations with substantial influence over the development of public policy. First, democratic morality assumes that the person, the individual, is the basic measure of human value. It is in the realization of the fullest potential of the individual that we come to judge our political and social system. It holds that institutions, policies, and the behavior of men are

  • A Democratic Society

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    A Democratic Society Throughout time the debate upon which is the best system of government has been an ongoing debate. Somewhere between the realms of democracy, socialism, fascism, communism, and monarchism lies the answer to the perfect system. Traditionally speaking, North America has always tried to remain democratic in ruling. The democratic system, unlike it's alternatives, encourages equality and liberty among the people which in modern society, makes it the most attractive system of government

  • Is the EU Democratic?

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    The European Union (EU) is fundamentally democratic and is evident through its institutions, however, the current democratic electoral structure is of great concern. The EU is a new type of political system, often referred to as a sui generis, implying its uniqueness as there exists and a non comparable political body. The EU can neither regarded as a ‘state’ nor as an ‘international institution’ as it combines supranational as well as intergovernmental characteristics (Hix, 1999, p7). In this regard

  • Democratic Ideology

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    In order for understanding to materialize concerning democratic ideology, one must try to understand the beginnings of the subject, how it came about, who were the players involved? Also, how did those involved use their theory to develop it? Further, one should try to understand the different methods of its use. Finally, one should seek the criticisms in order to better understand the possible shortcomings of it. Democratic Ideology is a very complex multifaceted mythology and if one is to broaden