embedding in society. In this context, theories of democratic deepening, such as through formal extensions of procedural rights through bargaining processes ( O'Donnell 2001 ; Whitehead 2002 ; Haagh 2002 , 2012 ), also get us only part of the way. For
What Type of Freedom is at Stake?
Danielle Celermajer and Dalia Nassar
other, the ethical and political imperative to retain appropriate deference to procedural safeguards and individual rights. Insofar as the imperative to respect the principles of liberal democracy is framed in terms of a zero sum competition between