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The Resource Democracy and knowledge : innovation and learning in classical Athens, Josiah Ober

Democracy and knowledge : innovation and learning in classical Athens, Josiah Ober

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Democracy and knowledge : innovation and learning in classical Athens
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Democracy and knowledge
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innovation and learning in classical Athens
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Josiah Ober
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eng
Summary
When does democracy work well, and why? Is democracy the best form of government? These questions are of supreme importance today as the United States seeks to promote its democratic values abroad. Democracy and Knowledge is the first book to look to ancient Athens to explain how and why directly democratic government by the people produces wealth, power, and security. Combining a history of Athens with contemporary theories of collective action and rational choice developed by economists and political scientists, Josiah Ober examines Athenian democracy's unique contribution to the ancient Gre
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Democracy and knowledge : innovation and learning in classical Athens, Josiah Ober
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Democracy and knowledge : innovation and learning in classical Athens, Josiah Ober
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s4b6
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-332) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Athenian Money, Taxes, Revenues; CHAPTER ONE Introduction: Dispersed Knowledge and Public Action; CHAPTER TWO Assessing Athenian Performance; CHAPTER THREE Competition, Scale, and Varieties of Knowledge; CHAPTER FOUR Aggregation: Networks, Teams, and Experts; CHAPTER FIVE Alignment: Common Knowledge, Commitment, and Coordination; CHAPTER SIX Codification: Access, Impartiality, and Transaction Costs; CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusions: Government by the People; APPENDIX A. Aggregate Material Flourishing
  • APPENDIX B. Distribution of Coins in HoardsAPPENDIX C. Prominence in Classical Greek Literature; APPENDIX D. Impact of Constitution and Historical Experience; APPENDIX E. Athenian State Capacity and Democracy, 600-250 B.C.; Bibliography; Index
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1 online resource (xvi, 342 pages)
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9781400828807
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computer
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illustrations
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