Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice

2015.08.44 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carol C. Gould, Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 293pp., $29.99
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2015.08.44 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carol C. Gould, Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 293pp., $29.99 (pbk), ISBN 9781107607415. Reviewed by Ayelet Banai, The University of Haifa Do progressive social movements, civil society associations, and ordinary citizens that rise against oppression, repression and dire inequality still have a chance? Carol C. Gould's new book makes a compelling case that there is room for careful optimism. This is an admirable achievement, especially in a time when political and socioeconomic circumstances grow darker in more than one corner of the world. Drawing on an inspiring breadth of philosophical and intellectual foundations -- Karl Marx and Pippa Norris, Emile Durkheim and Iris Young are only a few of the valuable sources -- it systematizes the links, in theory with relation to practice, between democracy, human rights, and social justice. By recovering. . .

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