Chapter 7. Preferable Democratic Representatives: Real-World Political Virtues

  1. Suzanne Dovi

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754948.ch7

The Good Representative

The Good Representative

How to Cite

Dovi, S. (ed) (2007) Preferable Democratic Representatives: Real-World Political Virtues, in The Good Representative, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754948.ch7

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:

  • democratic representation;
  • political virtues;
  • constitutional rules;
  • citizens;
  • democratic standards

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Preferability and the Virtues

  • Preferability and System-Dependency

  • Are Good Descriptive Representatives Good Democratic Representatives?

  • Choosing among the Virtues

  • Bad Democratic Representatives