REPRESENTATION: Considerations on Representative Government

DeHaven-Smith, Lance
January 1999
Foundations of Representative Democracy;1999, p57
Book Chapter
A chapter from the book "Foundations of Representative Democracy" is presented. It explores the political theory of representative institutions and cites many of his reasons for concluding that representative government is the best form of government. It highlights the design of modern representative governments. A brief overview of Mill's life and works is offered. An excerpt from the book "Considerations on Representative Government," by John Stuart Mill is presented.


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