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Marie Paxton and Uğur Aytaç

discusses the impact of limited status and resources on engagement, empowerment, and inclusion. Bateman's strength is his capacity to combine a discussion of normative ideals with an analysis of extant practices in order to expose weaknesses and propose

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Rikki Dean, Jean-Paul Gagnon, and Hans Asenbaum

draw attention to different forms of collective decision making such as campfire democracy ( Glassman 2017 ). Much of the strength of the field comes from this multidisciplinarity and its ability to connect across disciplines – whether that is through

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Realizing Interspecies Democracy

The Preconditions for an Egalitarian, Multispecies, World

Sue Donaldson, Janneke Vink, and Jean-Paul Gagnon

respecting who someone is, not (or not only) what they are. So, now I have laid my cards on the table. I am starting from a very strong commitment to seeing difference as strength and opportunity, not disfigurement; to understanding democratic equality

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Centralized or Decentralized

Which Governance Systems are Having a “Good” Pandemic?

Jennifer Gaskell and Gerry Stoker

democracies ( Wigura and Kuisz 2020 ), which suggest that it might be timely to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different governance arrangements leveraged to tackle the crisis. In this article we examine what we can learn about the operational

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Postcolonial Finance

The Political History of ‘Risk-Versus-Reward’ Investment in Emerging Markets

Cecilia Schultz

river is quiet, men cannot take precautions with both embankments and dykes, so that when waters rise … their fury is neither so wild not so damaging. The same things happen about Fortune. She shows her power where strength and wisdom do not prepare to

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Ulrike Guérot and Michael Hunklinger

in Europe structurally and permanently is the gravedigger of Europe, whose great strength was to draw “lessons” from this in every moment of their history. This crisis is therefore probably the last litmus test for European solidarity, in the health

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Latin America and COVID-19

Political Rights and Presidential Leadership to the Test

Brigitte Weiffen

prompted mass protests in October 2019. The health crisis halted these protests and handed Sebastián Piñera's beleaguered administration an opportunity to regain strength. Chile's declaration of a “state of disaster emergency” and the military's presence on

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For Us, By Us

Towards a More Just Philosophical Community

Bryan Mukandi

words even if, in the beginning, no one listened to them. Even if some people tried to silence their voices’ ( 2008: 74 ). But Tadjo also has one of their number ask, ‘where was the fire they needed to make their words burn deep? … Where was the strength

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Democracy in a Global Emergency

Five Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Afsoun Afsahi, Emily Beausoleil, Rikki Dean, Selen A. Ercan, and Jean-Paul Gagnon

better policies, then it is strange, illogical even, that we abandon these strengths in favor of a more authoritarian mode of policy-making as soon as our greatest challenges arrive. The task for democratic theorists, then, is to develop alternative

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Jafta Masemola's Master Key

Experimental Notes on Azanian Aesthetic Theory

Athi Mongezeleli Joja

strength of the neocolonial system but also in the interpellative power of its discursive practices, as constitutive of what historian Hosea Jaffe might call the colonial ‘modes’ of production ( 1994: 5 ). The repudiation of previously heretic concepts is