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Grassroots democracy

Kell Antoft

Grassroots democracy

local government in the Maritimes

by Kell Antoft

  • 23 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Henson College, Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maritime Provinces.
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal government -- Maritime Provinces.,
    • Local Government -- Maritime Provinces.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 161) and index.

      StatementKell Antoft and Jack Novack.
      ContributionsNovack, Jack, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS1721.M34 A68 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 171 p. ;
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6841328M
      ISBN 100770310141
      LC Control Number00340885
      OCLC/WorldCa41329926

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        Nonetheless, the emergence of grassroots democracy transformed village power structures by returning political power to the will of the people. As local elections and the right to freely nominate candidates becomes increasingly institutionalized, the centralized power structure of the Party will be slowly eroded by the people's growing desire.   In Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America, Jeffrey Stout travels throughout America on a journey to find those involved in changing the world in which they live by getting organized.. Much has been made of late about community organizing since the election of President Barack Obama, who started with a small seed to plant, and soon spread like grassroots throughout Author: Jeffrey Stout.


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