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Pescadores y pescadoras, una forma de vida alrededor de los humedales

Sandy Astrid Medina Valdivia

submissions of photos and short essays for publication in the World Family Portrait section of the journal. The journal has already published photos and texts on themes such as water, poverty, women, borders, political ideology, democratization, development

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Democratic Procedures Are Not Inherently Democratic

A Critical Analysis of John Keane's The New Despotism (Harvard University Press, 2020)

Gergana Dimova

despotisms and compares it to the view of elections in the existing literature. It suggests that the latter purports that democratic procedures have a democratizing effect, while Keane presents elections as a despotism-enhancing and despotism

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John Dewey between Participatory Democracy and Direct Action

A Commentary on Jeff Jackson

William R. Caspary

Carole Pateman says that “workplace democratization requires the substantive measures of economic equality required to give the individual the independence and security necessary for equal participation … take present circumstances into account and modify

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Non-democracy tolerance

Venezuela in Mercosur and Hungary in the European Union

Tainá Siman

Latin America has in its foundation the re-inauguration of democracy as one of its main features. Re-democratization in Brazil began with the election of Tancredo Neves, a civilian, in 1985. After his death in May of the same year, José Sarney took

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A Radical Democratic Lens to Rejuvenating European Union Democracy Support

Thinking about the Political with a Capital P

Nathan Vandeputte

fact such support should be abolished, and if not, whether such support itself must or could be democratized through including—rather than excluding—more plural perspectives of democracy ( Koelble and Lipuma 2008 ; Kurki 2013 ; Rutazibwa 2014

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What Is Democratic Theory?

Rikki Dean, Jean-Paul Gagnon, and Hans Asenbaum

rather than politics that is at the vanguard of democratization ( Boswell 2016 ; Dean 2017 ; Warren 2009 ). In addition, there are increasing attempts to democratize the provision of community and public services, as documented by scholars of

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Violence, Social Movements, and Black Freedom Struggles

Ten Theses toward a Research Agenda for Scholars of Contention Today

AK Thompson

violence but rather how they will democratize this capacity and assume responsibility for its outcomes given the state's sovereignty and its ongoing monopoly on the legitimate use of force. IV The claim that modern social movements are an expression

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Human rights-based service delivery

Assessing the role of national human rights institutions in democracy and development in Ghana and Uganda

Richard Iroanya, Patrick Dzimiri, and Edith Phaswana

consolidation” as Thyne and Powell (2016, p. 192–213) note. The absence of recognition, respect, protection, and promotion of human rights in a state inhibits democratic governance. This implies that democratization in the form of regular conduct of general

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My Reflections on Connell

Michael J. Richardson

decentralizing and democratizing theoretical perspectives. This more intersectional thinking, championed by black feminist thought ( Crenshaw 1989 ), has helped me understand what the late Maria Lugones (2010) conceptualized as the “coloniality” of gender. This

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COVID-19, Democracies, and (De)Colonialities

Marcos S. Scauso, Garrett FitzGerald, Arlene B. Tickner, Navnita Chadha Behera, Chengxin Pan, Chih-yu Shih, and Kosuke Shimizu

does not exhaust its potentialities ( Quijano 2002 ). Diverse examples of indigenous democracy reflect both the existence of and possibilities for democratizing decolonial projects emerging from non-Western ways of knowing and being in the world, as