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By Bernard Manin

The thesis of this unique and provocative ebook is that consultant executive could be understood as a mix of democratic and undemocratic parts. hard the conventionally held perspectives at the topic, Professor Manin reminds us that whereas at the present time consultant associations and democracy seem as almost indistinguishable, whilst consultant executive was once first verified in Europe and the US, it was once designed against democracy right. the writer identifies the fundamental beneficial properties of democratic associations and experiences the heritage in their software.

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