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Meritocratic Representation

Pettit, Philip


No individual or body can count as the representative of another unless selected or authorized to act in that role. The representative speaks and acts in the name of another individual or group, and this, unlike speaking or acting on another's behalf - say, speaking or acting as a self-appointed advocate - requires authorization in the role. This authorization raises two questions. First, is it legitimate? Is the representative selected by a suitable agent or agency and under suitable rules?...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The East Asian Challenge for Democracy: Political Meritocracy in Comparative Perspective
DOI: /10.1017/CBO9781139814850.007


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