Market, Social Cohesion, and Democracy
AbstractThis paper offers three guiding principles for a better relationship between the economy and democracy: democracy as the extension of citizenship; democracy as diversity; and democracy as complementary to clear, strong macroeconomic rules. This view, it is argued, implies that economic and social institutions must be subject to democratic political choice. In this context, it analyses the role of both national and international institutions in improving the complementarity of the market, social cohesion and democracy. The central role of economic and social rights serves as the overarching framework for the analysis.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs in its series Working Papers with number 9.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2006
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citizenship; democracy; social cohesion; market economy; inequality; property rights;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-08-26 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2006-08-26 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-HPE-2006-08-26 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-MAC-2006-08-26 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-PBE-2006-08-26 (Public Economics)
- NEP-POL-2006-08-26 (Positive Political Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2006-08-26 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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