Considerations on Representative Government

Considerations on Representative Government

Table of Contents


Chapter I—To What Extent Forms of Government are a Matter of Choice

Chapter II—The Criterion of a Good Form of Government

Chapter III—That the ideally best Form of Government is Representative Government

Chapter IV—Under what Social Conditions Representative Government is Inapplicable

Chapter V—Of the Proper Functions of Representative Bodies

Chapter VI—Of the Infirmities and Dangers to which Representative Government is Liable

Chapter VII—Of True and False Democracy; Representation of All, and Representation of the Majority only

Chapter VIII—Of the Extension of the Suffrage

Chapter IX—Should there be Two Stages of Election?

Chapter X—Of the Mode of Voting

Chapter XI—Of the Duration of Parliaments

Chapter XII—Ought Pledges to be Required from Members of Parliament?

Chapter XIII—Of a Second Chamber

Chapter XIV—Of the Executive in a Representative Government

Chapter XV—Of Local Representative Bodies

Chapter XVI—Of Nationality, as connected with Representative Government

Chapter XVII—Of Federal Representative Governments

Chapter XVIII—Of the Government of Dependencies by a Free State


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