Who Governs Saratoga Springs
Democratic Theory Paper
SSP 100-046

Paper #1 due September 21st
Length 5 pages, double spaced, stapled, times new roman 12 point font
Rough Draft Meetings with Julia Sept. 16th-18th

Is equality desirable or necessary for a democracy? Support your argument using Dahl and Mueller’ ideas about equality and democracy and the accounts of town meetings in Vermont.


Robert Dahl, On Democracy, Ideal Democracy p. 35-83

Robert Mueller, Capitalism, Democracy, and Ralph's Pretty Good Grocery, p. 137-191

Frank M. Bryan, Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004): 56-81.
Jane Mansbridge. Chapters 4-6, Beyond Adversary Democracy, 39-76.