About the Book: Democracy
Democracy revelas the inner working of this type of government, setting it in
the context of history and relating it to todays current affairs. Readers will
learn how a democracy functions internally and within the wider world community.
They will also encounter some of the dilemmas, contradictions and compromises
that seem to be an essential part of even the most idealistic politcal systems.
Part of the Systems of Government series, these books feature fact boxes,
timelines and carefully chosen images that complement informative text that is
packed with case studies and first-hand accounts. Voting Booth panels invite
readers to consider thorny issues, both historical