Cover of: Making democracy work | Macroeconomic Research Group. Read Online

Making democracy work a framework for macroeconomic policy in South Africa : a report to members of the Democratic Movement of South Africa by Macroeconomic Research Group.

  • 144 Want to read
  • ·
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Centre for Development Studies in Bellville, South Africa .
Written in English



  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.


  • Democracy -- South Africa.,
  • Macroeconomics.,
  • South Africa -- Economic policy.,
  • South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1991-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-330).

Statementfrom the Macroeconomic Research Group.
LC ClassificationsHC905 .M33 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1186994M
ISBN 101868081834
LC Control Number94176770

Download Making democracy work


  While Robert Putnam's Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy is a solid case study on the sociopolitical divide between northern and southern Italy, it also makes a strong argument on the important role 'social capital' plays in facilitating democracy/5. One crucial implication of Making Democracy Work is that feeble and corrupt government, operating against the background of a weak and uncivic society, tends not to foster the creation of wealth, but rather to renew poverty. Overmighty government may stifle economic initiative. Making Democracy Work. Book Description: Ironically, the philosophical ascendancy of liberal democracy is accompanied by growing discontent with its practical operations. From Moscow to East St. Louis, from Mexico City to Cairo, despair about public institutions deepens. As American democratic institutions begin their third century, a sense. theoretical treatment of social capital.7 But even reviewers who have found faults with Making Democracy Work€ have emphasized the contribution that the book has made to the study of democratic Making Social Capital Work: A Review of Robert Putnam's Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in File Size: KB.

Putnam. Making Democracy Work. Princeton: Princeton Universitiy Press. From the conclusion: "In all societies, to summarize our argument so far, dillemas of collective action hamper attempts to cooperate for mutual benefit, whether in politics or in economics. Third-party enforcement is an inadequate solution to this problem. Voluntary cooperation (like rotating credit associations) depend o. His previous book, Making Democracy Work, was praised by the Economist as "a great work of social science, worthy to rank alongside de Tocqueville, Pareto and Weber." Both Making Democracy Work and Bowling Alone are among the most cited publications in the /10(56). Book Review Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy by Robert D. Putnam, with Robert Leonardi and Raffaella Y. Nanetti Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Sociology 99(5. Review: Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy User Review - Jade - Goodreads. A facinating look at Italy, when they set up their regional governments in the s, and the differences between the north and south and how the institutions fared.4/5(3).

Making Democracy Work A Review of Robert Putnam’s Making Democracy Work Introduction: Since its publication in , Robert Putnam’s Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy has been hailed for changing the way academics and policy-makers approach the .   Buy a cheap copy of Making Democracy Work book by Robert D. Putnam. Why do some democratic governments succeed and others fail? In a book that has received attention from policymakers and civic activists in America and around the Free shipping over $Cited by: Making democracy work: civic traditions in modern Italy. [Robert D Putnam; Robert Leonardi; Raffaella Nanetti] Winner of the Charles H. Levine Memorial Book Prize Winner of the Gregory Luebbert Award Winner of the Louis Brownlow Book Award.   Book review: ‘Making Our Democracy Work’ by Stephen Breyer as even Breyer’s blind spots illuminate his character and animate “Making Our Democracy Work.” Breyer genuinely is a .