Useful Readings

 

Democracy’s Fundamentals

1.   Crick: Democracy: A Very Short Introduction

2.   Thorson: The Logic of Democracy

3.   McGann: The Logic of Democracy: Reconciling Equality, Deliberation, and Minority Protection

4.   Berkin: A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

5.   Berkin: The Bill of Rights: The Fight To Secure America’s Liberties

6.   Wood: The Radicalism of the American Revolution

7.   Wood: Revolutionary Characters: What Made The Founders Different

8.   Dunn: Democracy: A History

9.   Mc Donald: Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution

10. Commanger: Majority Rule and Minority Rights

11. Tuck: The Sleeping Sovereign: The Invention of Modern Democracy