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To what extent is Britain a liberal democracy
1. African Americans were citizens when Plessy v. Ferguson was decided (see the 14th amendment). The decision was certainly not empowering to them.
2. Though citizens, African Americans’ ability to exercise the franchise was restricted/suppressed. They were a constituency of citizens to whom opportunities to participate in the democratic process were systematically denied.
3. Ergo, that purportedly “democratically enacted law” was not, in fact, democratically enacted.
To what extent is Britain a liberal democracy?
These are just things I happened to notice because I was familiar with the subject matter. I thought in each case she might have been misled by a secondary source, but in each case the secondary source, if any, cited, didn’t support what she wrote.
Socialism liberal democracy essays - Vivian Wright-Bolton
Both Hegel and Marx believed that the evolution of human societieswas not open-ended, but would end when mankind had achieved aform of society that satisfied its deepest and most fundamentallongings. Both thinkers thus posited an “end of history”:for Hegel this was the liberal state, while for Marx it was acommunist society. This did not mean that the natural cycle ofbirth, life, and death would end, that important events wouldno longer happen, or that newspapers reporting them would ceaseto be published. It meant, rather, that there would be no furtherprogress in the development of underlying principles and institutions,because all of the really big questions had been settled.