Integrated quotes to support an argument—excerpt 1
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Background: In the essay the student argues that Plato's criticism of democracy is misguided and concludes that either the democracy that Plato was contemplating is rather different from our understanding of democracy or that the societies today that we perceive as democratic are more like Plato's concept of a perfect state than is immediately apparent. In this excerpt the student is identifying and clarifying the term 'democracy'.
Evans, T. (2001, Aug). If democracy, then human rights? Third World Quarterly 22(4). 623-642. Retrieved from JSTOR database.
Schemeil, Y. (2000, Apr). Democracy before Democracy? International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique 21(2), 99-120. Retrieved from JSTOR database.