The Concept of Representation

The Concept of Representation

Author: Hanna F. Pitkin

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520021568

Category: Philosophy

Page: 323

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This book arises out of Hannah Pitkin's doctoral dissertation and is considered by political scientists to be the gold standard in terms of a philosophical treatment of the subject. Pitkin covers the historical evolution of thinking about representation from the Greeks through the founding of the American republic highlighting diverse thinkers and politicians like Edmund Burke, Jeremy Bentham, and James Madison as well as more contemporary scholars like Robert Dahl and Charles Lindblom.
The Concept of Representation
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Hanna F. Pitkin
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This book arises out of Hannah Pitkin's doctoral dissertation and is considered by political scientists to be the gold standard in terms of a philosophical treatment of the subject. Pitkin covers the historical evolution of thinking about representation from the Greeks through the founding of the American republic highlighting diverse
Congress Responds to the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Sunil Ahuja, Robert E. Dewhirst
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Ohio State University Press

Congress occupies a central place in the U.S. political system. Its reach into American society is vast and deep. Overtime, the issues it has confronted have increased in both quantity and complexity. At the beginning, Congress dealt with a handful of matters, whereas today it has its hands in every
Women and British Party Politics
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Sarah Childs
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Women and British Party Politics examines the characteristics of women’s participation at the mass and elite level in contemporary British politics; as voters, party members and elected representatives respectively. It explores what this means for ideas about, and the practice of, descriptive, substantive and symbolic representation. The main focus is
Children, Ethics, and Modern Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Richard B. Miller
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-06-18 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"Because the discipline of medical ethics has developed with autonomy as its foundation, the field has ignored pediatric ethics. The book is resoundingly successful in its effort to rectify this problem.... [A] pleasure to read." -- Eric D. Kodish, M.D., Director, Rainbow Center for Pediatric Ethics, Case Western Reserve University
Political Representation in the European Union
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Sandra Kröger
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-03 - Publisher: Routledge

In recent years the financial and economic crisis of 2008–9 has progressed into an equally important political and democratic crisis of the EU. These troubled times have set the framework to re-assess a number of important questions in regard to representative democracy in the EU, such as the normative foundation