Chapter 2. Moving Beyond Descriptive Representation

  1. Suzanne Dovi

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754948.ch2

The Good Representative

The Good Representative

How to Cite

Dovi, S. (ed) (2007) Moving Beyond Descriptive Representation, in The Good Representative, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754948.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Arizona

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155786

Online ISBN: 9780470754948

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Keywords:

  • descriptive representation;
  • democratic institutions;
  • standards;
  • citizens;
  • legislature

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Democratic Representation and Descriptive Representation

  • Two Problems with Descriptive Representation

  • Justifying the Silence about Criteria

  • The Need for Criteria

  • The Need for Democratic Standards