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One theory holds that democracy requires three fundamental principles: (1) upward control, i.e. sovereignty residing at the lowest levels of authority, (2) political equality, and (3) social norms by which individuals and institutions only consider acceptable acts that reflect the first two principles of upward control and political ...

web.stanford.edu/~ldiamond/iraq/DemocracyEducation0204.htm

Democracy Education for Iraq—Nine Brief Themes. (The following are nine one- paragraph explanations of different elements of democracy. These were to be used as part of a civic education campaign in Iraq encompassing twenty-one different themes.) 1. Citizens' Rights. What Rights Do Citizens Have in A Democracy?

www.civiced.org/pdfs/books/ElementsOfDemocracy/Elements_Subsection3.pdf

11. IIIThe Concepts and. Fundamental Principles of Democracy. The Overall Concept of Democracy. Popular Sovereignty. “The People” in a Democracy. Democracy and Equality. The Common Good. Majority Rule/Minority Rights. Democracy and Human Rights. Democracy and Representation. The Vocabulary of Politics:.

www.lawanddemocracy.org/pdffiles/amazing.prin..pdf

PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY. From “Democracy for All,” Street Law, Inc.: http:// www.streetlaw.org/democlesson.html. People from around the world have identified the basic principles, which must exist in order to have a democratic government. These principles often become a part of the constitution or bill of rights in a.

www.daea.dk/themes/other-themes/educate-democracy/principles-of-democracy

Principles of Democracy. Basic principles. The present democratic rule contains the following basic principles of: • an individual self-governance • a representative government. The principle of the individual self-governance concerns the right of self-determination with due consideration of others. This is implemented ...

www.sovereignty.org.uk/features/articles/manifesto07/5demo.html

The Five Principles of Democracy Alistair McConnachie developed and published the following conceptual foundations for Independent Green Voice in March 2003, and with the Seven Principles of Sovereignty they represent the political basis of the party. 1- FREEDOM OF SPEECH, DEBATE, AND ENQUIRY This is a ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-d-hirst/the-principles-of-america_b_1397365.html

Apr 2, 2012 ... America, perhaps more than any other nation, has the principle of democracy woven into its fiber. Yet, far too often, the battle for ideas takes a shortcut — relegating itself to catch phrases, campaign slogans and bumper stickers — and democracy suffers. As Winston Churchill once said, “The best argument ...

www.sjsu.edu/people/ken.nuger/courses/pols120/Ch-3-Principles-of-Democracy.pdf

CHAPTER 3 THE PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY. 1) efficiency is not as e citlzen and (2) the. ;sues. The elit-ist the- icy does not-even that a truly informed. : presentative democ- difficult to achieve. iraged to participate issues. le political system is ne strong enough to gle interest can gain. ;by the other inter- for a represent-at- ...

www.parli.com/newsletter/basic-principles-of-democratic-government

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT. Organizations, whether they are homeowners associations or the local PTA, have discovered that governments which govern best are those who have laws which protect the rights of those governed and limit the powers of those who govern. In these organizations ...