Considerations on Representative Government
John Stuart Mill
Notes on the text
The chapters in the Mill text tend to be long enough so that download
can be slow. I have accordingly taken the liberty of dividing some of
these chapters into sections. In some cases, e.g., Chapter Two and
Chapter Fourteen, what amounts to sectional divisions are indicated in
the original by means of extra spacing between paragraphs: where I
found such, I respected same in dividing up chapters. (Bookmarker's
warning: I may recombine the sections at some later point.)
I retrieved this text from the 'net, I know not now from whence.
- 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
- Chapter IV
Under what Social Conditions Representative Government is Inapplicable.
- Chapter V, Of the Proper Functions oef 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 Sufferage
- 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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