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Democracy in Kingston

Harris, Richard

Democracy in Kingston

a social movement in urban politics, 1965-1970

by Harris, Richard

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Kingston [Ont.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kingston (Ont.),
  • Ontario,
  • Kingston
    • Subjects:
    • Urban renewal -- Ontario -- Kingston -- Citizen participation,
    • Kingston (Ont.) -- Politics and government,
    • Kingston (Ont.) -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRichard Harris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/10906 (F)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2097509M
      ISBN 100773505830
      LC Control Number88143970
      OCLC/WorldCa17875799

      Past Events for Kingston Policy + Politics Book Club in Kingston, NY. A Meetup group with over Members.   Democracy is held to be inherently prone to good order and peace. According to this “democratic peace” doctrine, democracies do not go to war with each other, and in domestic life they provide.

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      Today’s idea of democracy has taken centuries to develop and no other country has such a unique history with democracy as that of England. From the first Norman kings in the eleventh century CE, to today’s complex relationship between the English people, the monarchy and the Parliament, the process by which the English have come to govern themselves in modern . It’s an attack on democracy in order to protect themselves from public criticism. They didn’t even consult on the changes, which sets a very worrying precedent.” Cllr Kevin Davis, the Conservative Group Leader, said: “Kingston’s LibDem Councillors seem to .


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