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Powerlessness and Unfairness

A Letter to Jan Zielonka

Henri Vogt

attained somewhat higher figures. There is an increasing awareness of the excesses of neoliberal policies; for example, in Germany, where I am currently residing, efforts to alleviate the problems of the Hartz program of neoliberal “minijobs” and

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Deliberative Democracy

Taking Stock and Looking Ahead - Selen A. Ercan with André Bächtiger

Selen A. Ercan and André Bächtiger

policy “negotiations” in closed-door committees in a government opposition setting with strong party discipline (such as Germany). And if you know under what institutional conditions high-quality deliberation can be produced, then you can say a lot of how

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Resist and Revivify

Democratic Theory in a Time of Defiance

Jean-Paul Gagnon and Emily Beausoleil

Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . 10.4159/9780674915435 Pauwels , Teun . 2014 . Populism in Western Europe: Comparing Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands . London : Routledge . 10

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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

und soziale Macht , 327 – 354 . Wiesbaden, Germany : SpringerVS . Ritter , Daniel . 2015 . The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa . Oxford : Oxford University Pres

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Leif Lewin

or Brazilians or Germans, they are environmentalists or feminists or defenders of the freedom of speech. Cutting the ties with territory is a dramatic step, as territory has always been the bedrock of representative democracy. Still, it is possible

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Spencer McKay

available in English and focuses primarily on France with less detailed investigation of the American, German, and Swiss experiences. References Altman , David . 2011 . Direct Democracy Worldwide . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press

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Against Analogy

Why Analogical Arguments in Support of Workplace Democracy Must Necessarily Fail

Roberto Frega

political institutions. Hence, so the argument goes, one could contend that an administrative region is subordinated to a state (as is the case in Italy, or Spain), and a state to the federal government (as is the case in the US or in Germany) in the same

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Simon Tormey and Jean-Paul Gagnon

genuine social democratic party in most large democracies, just as there was a genuine liberal conservative party alongside other important identities of a religious kind as seen in Germany and France, for example. But basically what’s happened since the

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Lest We Forget (Matter)

Posthumanism, Memory, and Exclusion

Matthew Howard

. Aleida Assmann and Linda Shortt . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 10.1057/9780230354241 Assmann , Jan . 1995 . “ Collective Memory and Cultural Identity .” Trans. John Czaplicka . New German Critique 65 : 125 – 133 , doi: 10

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From Schmitt to Foucault

Inquiring the Relationship between Exception and Democracy

Sara Raimondi

effectively in rearranging public responses. By discussing the cases of four main modern democracies (United States, Great Britain, France and the post-World War I German Republic), he demonstrates how all of them have been forced to apply antidemocratic