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Understanding Democratic Politics

An Introduction

by Roland Axtmann

  • 106 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Ideology,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Textbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8030653M
    ISBN 100761971823
    ISBN 109780761971825

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