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Nadia Urbinati

. Recent issues of two academic journals, the Journal of Democracy and Democratic Theory , have been dedicated to the analysis of the crisis or decline of democracy ( Ercan and Gagnon 2014 ; Plattner 2015) . Drops in electoral participation and citizen

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Jean-Paul Gagnon and George Vasilev

participation deficits. These crises can arise in five examples of democracy: representative, deliberative, direct, electronic, and monitory. The way that these five democracies are affected by, and should respond to, each crisis is contingent on their unique

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Monique Deveaux

of their political capacities, may differ in significant respects from those of men. If so, this arguably warrants a re-thinking of our strategies for political inclusion with a view to women’s participation in deliberation. Iris Young’s (2000: 52

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Ben Berkowitz and Jean-Paul Gagnon

government problem-solving service, the qualitative feedback that Berkowitz and his colleagues have received indicates that the service their company provides increases citizen participation levels and positively affects how citizens perceive the quality of

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Louise Haagh

perspective on humanist justice and governance in terms of conditions for well-being actually prevailing provides an avenue to explore problems highlighted by Republican democracy theorists recently, to do with the limits of both participation and formal

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Babies and Boomers

Intergenerational Democracy and the Political Epidemiology of COVID-19

Toby Rollo

-making. They are prohibited from participating as equals in representational governance, let alone challenging the notion that representational governance is an appropriate means of participation for all human beings. It is not surprising, then, that children

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Peter Levine

participation and civic engagement, you should advocate for your stance. You should not conflate it with a prediction about what is going to happen next, unless you have reliable grounds for that prediction. (Will Italy really impose a permanent ban on

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The Deliberative Potential of Facultative Referendums

Procedure and Substance in Direct Democracy

Alice el-Wakil

, promotion of the common good, and participation—by shifting the focus to the actual acceptance of reasons by the citizens and by introducing uncertainty thanks to its bottom-up aspect. I finally emphasize the value of the shift from hypothetical to actual

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The Will of the People?

Carl Schmitt and Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Key Question in Democratic Theory

Samuel Salzborn

course, Rousseau was not able to anticipate this; nonetheless, he understood that this area must represent a perpetual source of conflict for society, and tried to resolve the question of participation and representation as a political one, although it is

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Simon Tormey and Jean-Paul Gagnon

very useful starting point for thinking about democracy. There isn’t democracy solely as participation, or solely as representation, or solely as direct rule. It’s all three simultaneously, and people tend to emphasize one point of the triangle over