Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL1019: Power and Democracy

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Michael Walzer (1981) ‘Philosophy and Democracy’, Political Theory 9(3): 379-399.

Joseph Schumpeter (1943) Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. London: Allen & Unwin, ch.20-22.

Margaret Canovan (1999) ‘Trust the People! Populism and the two Faces of Democracy’, Political Studies47: 2-16.

Carol Pateman (1970) Participation and Democratic Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ch.2.

Michael Saward (2014) ‘Shape-shifting representation’, American Political Science Review 108(4): 723-736.

Bruce Ackerman & James Fishkin (2002) ‘Deliberation Day’, The Journal of Political Philosophy10(2): 129-152.

Sheldon Wolin (1994) ‘Fugitive Democracy’, Constellations1(1): 11-25.

David Miller (1999) ‘Democracy’s Domain’, Philosophy and Public Affairs 37(3): 201-228.

Iris Marion Young (1989) ‘Polity and Group Difference: A Critique of the Ideal of Universal Citizenship’, Ethics99: 250-74.