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Filimon Peonidis

. 1 The use of lot as a method for political decision making has fallen into disrespect after the Renaissance, but, in recent years, the growing dissatisfaction with not only the performance of particular parties and officials, but also the very

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Paul Apostolidis, William E. Connolly, Jodi Dean, Jade Schiff, and Romand Coles

militant disruption is much easier said than done. Indispensable to generating requisite political energies and relationships, radical democratic shock politics requires proliferating dramatic prefigurative performances of radical receptivity that are both

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Resist and Revivify

Democratic Theory in a Time of Defiance

Jean-Paul Gagnon and Emily Beausoleil

Public Sector Context .” Canadian Public Administration 57 ( 1 ): 49 – 70 . 10.1111/capa.12058 Moffitt , Benjamin . 2016 . The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style, and Representation . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press

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Nadia Urbinati

discontent with democratic governments’ performance in consolidated democracies lead the editors of these journals to conclude that democracy is indeed facing a crisis. As a matter of fact, surveys, essays, and talks on the “crisis of democracy” have boomed

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Avery Poole

performance and provision of welfare. Electoral institutions exist, but restrictions make it difficult for opposition parties to flourish, and thus to provide a genuine political alternative. Multiparty presidential democracies Indonesia Liberal (but not

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Leif Lewin

” ( Mill [1861] 1977: 473–474 ). Opponents of universal suffrage saw economic performance as an indicator of individuals’ capacity to contribute to the common. Therefore, they argued, ability (measured as income) and property should be the grounds for

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Nancy S. Love, Sanford F. Schram, Anthony J. Langlois, Luis Cabrera, and Carol C. Gould

consider. In the context of LGBTQ rights it is particularly instructive. The UPR, for example, takes submissions from human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) about states’ human rights performance; later, states are required to defend their

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Wolfgang Merkel and Jean-Paul Gagnon

, Steven , and Lucan Way . 2015 . “ The Myth of Democracy Recession .” Journal of Democracy 26 ( 1 ): 45 – 58 . 10.1353/jod.2015.0007 Lijphart , Arend . 2012 . Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries

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Against Analogy

Why Analogical Arguments in Support of Workplace Democracy Must Necessarily Fail

Roberto Frega

and improved democratic performance at political level (spillover effect). 5 The second strategy adopts a more internal stance and assumes that democracy in the workplace should be pursued for its own sake, independently of its external benefits. A

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Johannes Fedderke

Some 200 years have passed since the publication of Adam Smith’s An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations launched the modern discipline of economics. Economics has travelled a long path since then, but a number of the questions with which Smith was concerned at the outset have remained with us and perhaps have gained increased urgency over time. It is thus not surprising that the latter half of the twentieth century has seen a renewed focus on the question that informs Smith’s original title: the determinants of the performance of economies (or nations) in the very long run.