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Republican

A person who believes or participates in a polity governed by elected officials. In a republic, the citizens elect representatives who vote on issues of governance. Often, republics are called democracies, in which citizens themselves vote on issues of governance, but the two terms are not identical.
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This means that often the presence of civic republicanism has to be inferred by its goals rather than by an explicit appeal to the term itself.
I do not recognise Celtic being associated with Irish republicanism.
But in my own book on the subject I myself argued of this September 1934 split that "It was a question of tactics" (Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State 19251937, 1994, p.
My suspicion is that while Ferguson appears to be an anomaly with regard to ways in which proponents of modern republican thought have understood debates in the eighteenth century, as debates over the appropriateness of democratic/aristocratic republicanism versus monarchy, Ferguson may not be so much of the anomaly as portrayed by McDaniel.
Republicanism, then, in Pettit's sense, is the project of creating a political and social regime in which every person enjoys freedom as non-domination.
He does not discount other forces at work in shaping Dakota history, but republicanism and Christianity "were more critical to the lived experience of Dakota settlers" (p.
Washington's republicanism was not one of a weak union; he always promoted a reasonably powerful central government.
This alternative has been the main target of criticism by Professors Cass Sunstein and Frank Michelman, who have been perhaps the leading proponents of civic republicanism in the legal academy.
Pettit's Republicanism was translated into Spanish in 1999, at the same time that the Secretary General of the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party, Jose Luiz Rodriguez Zapatero, was searching for a new way to articulate a social democratic alternative to the incumbent party's neoliberalism.
The fourth part, the largest with seven papers, looks at the prose works from 1649 to 1673 including those justifying the murder of the King, his attacks on the Church and his republicanism.
Nepal's only openly royalist party enforced a general shutdown in Kathmandu and two neighboring districts on Monday, demanding a referendum to decide on republicanism, federalism and secularism.
Snay argues that these movements, antagonisms notwithstanding, organized similarly, had at least the potential to develop and pursue separatist agendas, and were restrained from doing so by the discourse of republicanism and the Republican Party's hegemony in national politics.

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