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Political legitimacy and consensus

Harold L. Wilensky

Political legitimacy and consensus

missing variables in the assessment of social policy

by Harold L. Wilensky

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Published by University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Evaluating the welfare state: social and political perspectives, edited by S.E. Spirow and E. Yuchtman-Yaar.

Statementby Harold L. Wilensky.
SeriesInstitute of Industrial Relations. Reprint -- no. 453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14873243M

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Jojanneke van der Toorn, Tom R. Tyler, John T. Jost (). More than fair: Outcome dependence, system justification, and the perceived legitimacy of authority figures, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol Issue 1, January , Pages ; Skitka, L, Bauman, C, & Lytle, B , Limits on legitimacy: Moral and religious convictions as constraints on deference to authority.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Legitimacy is essential for the maintenance of any system of political rule. Attention has been given not only to the machinery through which it is maintained but also upon the circumstances in which the legitimacy of a regime is called into question. Authorities exercise rights, sanctions, and other immunities and privileges, not because ‘authority’ [ ].   From a political point of view, the shared commitment to the rule of law soon became a key trait of Greek identity, and therefore the ultimate measure of the legitimacy of any political regime. During the Persian Wars, the rule of law became the mark of Greek exceptionalism vis – à – vis the autocratic political forms of the Persian Empire.

Max Weber, using a descriptive approach to legitimacy, stated that a regime had legitimacy if its participants were willing to obey it due to a belief “by Post-Cold War Anglo-American Military Intervention book. A Study of the Dynamics of Legality and Legitimacy. What is legitimacy and what is consensus? With James F. D. Fiddes. Insofar as the legitimacy of an agreement is dependent on the consent of its parties, legitimacy implies political efforts will be governed by consensus seeking behaviour, for in order to win another’s approval one must provide reasons they will find valid and accept voluntarily.


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