Author profile: Bryant Edward Harden

Conceptualising and Assessing the State of Democracy in the World Today

Conceptualising and Assessing the State of Democracy in the World Today

Schumpeter’s minimalist standard is the most useful in any examination of democracy, as demonstrated by the Polity project, because of its simplicity and global reach.

Assessing How Far Democracy in South Africa is Liberal or Illiberal

Assessing How Far Democracy in South Africa is Liberal or Illiberal

Despite facing problems with development and achieving the high standards prescribed its constitution, South Africa still has the attributes of a liberal democracy.

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