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Minorities in a democracy.

Humayun Kabir

Minorities in a democracy.

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Published by Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Minorities -- India -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC311 .H83 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 94 p.
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4075390M
      LC Control Number79900521

      The true test of democracy is its protection of minority rights. Democracy is fundamentally the idea that every single person should have a voice. When minorities are oppressed, their voices are taken away. In order to ensure that the aims of democracy are being fulfilled, the rights of minorities, and their voices, must be protected. excerpts from the book On Democracy by Robert A. Dahl Yale University Press, p11 THE MEDITERRANEAN It was in classical Greece and Rome around B.C.. that systems of government providing for popular participation by a substantial number of citizens were first established on foundations so solid that, with occasional changes, they endured for centuries.


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