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Centralized or Decentralized

Which Governance Systems are Having a “Good” Pandemic?

Jennifer Gaskell and Gerry Stoker

democracies ( Wigura and Kuisz 2020 ), which suggest that it might be timely to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different governance arrangements leveraged to tackle the crisis. In this article we examine what we can learn about the operational

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Ulrike Guérot and Michael Hunklinger

in Europe structurally and permanently is the gravedigger of Europe, whose great strength was to draw “lessons” from this in every moment of their history. This crisis is therefore probably the last litmus test for European solidarity, in the health

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Latin America and COVID-19

Political Rights and Presidential Leadership to the Test

Brigitte Weiffen

prompted mass protests in October 2019. The health crisis halted these protests and handed Sebastián Piñera's beleaguered administration an opportunity to regain strength. Chile's declaration of a “state of disaster emergency” and the military's presence on

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Democracy in a Global Emergency

Five Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Afsoun Afsahi, Emily Beausoleil, Rikki Dean, Selen A. Ercan, and Jean-Paul Gagnon

better policies, then it is strange, illogical even, that we abandon these strengths in favor of a more authoritarian mode of policy-making as soon as our greatest challenges arrive. The task for democratic theorists, then, is to develop alternative