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What Is Democratic Theory?

Rikki Dean, Jean-Paul Gagnon, and Hans Asenbaum

Theory. Democratic theory cuts across Warren's (1989) distinction between political theory and political philosophy – the former concerned with explanatory theories, the latter oriented to questions of ontology, epistemology, and normativity

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Beyond Deliberative Systems

Pluralizing the Debate

Hans Asenbaum

,234 Descriptions of Democracy: An Update to Democracy's Ontological Pluralism .” Democratic Theory 5 ( 1 ): 92 – 113 . . Gerbaudo , Paolo . 2017 . The Mask and the Flag: Populism, Citizenism, and Global Protest

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Democracy, Ethics, and Neoliberalism in Latin America

Juan M. del Nido

-Pedreros argues, developmental, political, and economic discourses have naturalized an ontological identity between middle class and democracy: a democratic nation is a nation of and for the middle class. Scholarship on Latin America tends to reproduce this link

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A Radical Democratic Lens to Rejuvenating European Union Democracy Support

Thinking about the Political with a Capital P

Nathan Vandeputte

African ontological framework of democracy has been argued to be fundamentally alien to the Western framework, to the point that it may be even incompatible ( Ake 1993 ; Bradley 2005 ; Osabu-Kle 2000 ). Indeed, in their understanding of democracy

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

cultural brothers and sisters. Pan-African unity may be threatened by divisions imposed by European colonialism but Afrocentric education can overcome this problem. To this effect, Mogobe Ramose develops in the subsequent contribution an ontological