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Colonising ‘Free’ Will

A Critique of Political Decolonisation in Ghana

Bernard Forjwuor

conservative forces of the former colony and where economic power remains under the control of international finance capital’ (1973: 452). By this distinction, Nkrumah assumed the self-evidentiality of the legal political dismantling of the colonial, an

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Participatory Democracy in Unlikely Places

What Democratic Theorists Can Learn from Democratic Professionals

Selen A. Ercan’s and Albert W. Dzur

has this potential for transformative and lasting change that is often impossible via top-down rule enforcement. Of course, there is also the community building—social capital accumulation—aspect of solving problems together rather than just enforcing

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Patrick Cockburn

discussion in home-owners’ favour. Critics of the new law see this rhetoric of ‘rights’ and ‘home’ as a cynical veil disguising a political and economic agenda that aims to remove any obstacles to the use of housing as a locus for capital investment ( Fox O

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Monique Deveaux

dramatically undercut the equal political voice of some participants in political deliberation, just as surely as it benefits those with greater economic, social, and political capital. Not everyone’s deliberative contributions are equal, then, nor are they

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Neither Shadow nor Spectre

Populism as the Ideological Embodiment of the Democratic Paradox

Anthony Lawrence Borja

anchored in the ideals of social harmony and state power. Hence, Ranis (1979: 328) states that for Perón the ‘state maintains for itself the authority to decide all conflicts between capital and labor. The state in its capacity as arbiter has the

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Sunday Paul Chinazo Onwuegbuchulam and Khondlo Mtshali

private property. Hunt and Sherman (1986: 42) note that for Classical Liberals ‘economic well-being depended on the capacity of an economy to produce. Productive capacity depended, in turn, on accumulation of capital and division of labor’. Here

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The Future of Representative Politics

On Tormey, Krastev and Rosanvallon

Mihail Evans

: Verso . Piketty , T. 2014 . Capital in the Twenty-First Century . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press . 10.4159/9780674369542 Rosanvallon , P. 1998 . Le peuple introuvable . Paris : Gallimard . Rosanvallon , P. 2000 . La démocratie

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Relational Ethics and Partiality

A Critique of Thad Metz’s ‘Towards an African Moral Theory’

Motsamai Molefe

of Philosophy 24 : 369 – 387 . Metz , T. 2009 . ‘ African and Western Moral Theories in Bioethical Context ’, Developing World Bioethics 10 : 49 – 58 . Metz , T. 2010 . ‘ Human Dignity, Capital Punishment and an African Moral Theory

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Deliberation and Courts

The Role of the Judiciary in a Deliberative System

Donald Bello Hutt

Capital (2013–2017). Notes 1 Bohman (1996: 4 ; 1998: 401, 402 ; 2009: 28 ); Chambers (2003: 308 ); Cohen (1997: 67 ); Gutmann and Thompson (1996: 4 ); Manin (1987: 359 ); Martí (2006: 22 ). 2 Chambers (2013: 201–220 ); Dryzek (2010b: 6