Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 42 items for :

  • "democratic representation" x
  • Refine by Access: All content x
  • Refine by Content Type: All x
Clear All Modify Search
Restricted access

Democratic Representation and Legislative Theatre

Gustavo H. Dalaqua

You sit here more like spectators … than men taking decisions for their city Thucydides , History of the Peloponnesian War, III, 38, 7 Introduction The expectation to find an anchor for democratic representation has animated the

Open access

Who is the Digital Sovereign?

Rahel Süß

: 85) and nonelectoral democratic representation ( Landemore 2021: 76 ). While there is much to recommend in how these approaches can contribute to redefining the digital sovereign, I argue that they risk a liberal-technocratic understanding that

Free access


Mark Chou and Jean-Paul Gagnon

draw this issue to a close we have two contributions: one from Simon Tormey and one from Jeff Jackson. In his interview of Democratic Theory editor Jean-Paul Gagnon, Tormey explores the contemporary dynamics of democratic representation and the crisis

Open access

Book Symposium

Karuna Mantena, Adom Getachew, Sofia Näsström, and Jason Frank

are suspected of latent totalitarianism, of fetishizing unity and embodiment that can only end in violence. Frank urges us to pause and dwell on the people's appearance and enactment as a distinct and powerful form of democratic representation. On the

Restricted access

Contestation at a South African University through the Lens of Democratic Theory

Five Exercises

Daryl Glaser

of persons represented). To count as democratic , representation within authoritative decision-making must contain certain specific democratic process elements. These are either (i) formal pre-authorisation plus formal accountability of

Free access

The Modernity of Political Representation

Its Innovative Thrust and Transnational Semantic Transfers during the Sattelzeit (Eighteenth to Nineteenth Centuries)

Samuel Hayat and José María Rosales

. Yet to address the political and theoretical challenges of reassessing, and somehow reinventing, democratic representation in a time of crisis is seriously hindered by the vagueness of the knowledge at hand about the historical roots and functional

Restricted access

SeeClickFix Empowers Citizens by Connecting Them to Their Local Governments

Ben Berkowitz and Jean-Paul Gagnon

. REFERENCES Dean , Dwight G . 1960 . “ Alienation and Political Apathy .” Social Forces 38 ( 3 ): 185 – 189 . 10.2307/2574080 Lee , Yoonkyung . 2009 . “ Democracy without Parties? Political Parties and Social Movements for Democratic Representation in

Restricted access

Common Democracy

Political Representation beyond Representative Democracy

Alexandros Kioupkiolis

read as a contestation over democratic representation as these movements tried out new forms of collective, participatory self-governance in protest against the status quo ( Prentoulis and Thomassen 2013 ; Hardt and Negri 2012 ). Contemporary Marxist

Open access

Justice and the Politics of Identity

Becoming and Structure in Iris Young

Michaele L. Ferguson

, she offers her own vision of becoming that pairs an account of individuals as self-creating with a politics of structural transformation. Democratic Representation of Structural Groups We can now see how in Inclusion Young rejects descriptive

Open access

Democratic Theory and the Empirical Study of Popular Vote Processes

Spencer McKay

.12319 . Disch , Lisa . 2012 . “ Democratic Representation and the Constituency Paradox .” Perspectives on Politics 10 ( 3 ): 599 – 616 . Dyck , Joshua , and Edward Lascher . 2019 . Initiatives