Post Tagged with: "Democracy"

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Interview – Michael Hardt

Michael Hardt discusses the changing forms of global structures since writing Empire with Negri and the interactions between social movements, politics and academics.

Democratic Peace Theory: Is the Patient Terminally Ill or Recuperable?

Democratic Peace Theory: Is the Patient Terminally Ill or Recuperable?

Although DPT in its current form is a dubious conceptual tool, a promising way to ‘repair’ the theory is to find points of convergence with competing explanations

The Dilemma of Middle Eastern Democracy

The Dilemma of Middle Eastern Democracy

The seemingly infertile soil for democracy in the Middle East can be better understood by primarily examining the hindering role of the coercive apparatus in the region.

Interview – Daniele Archibugi

Interview – Daniele Archibugi

Professor Archibugi answers questions on the divide between domestic politics and foreign policy, the concept of cosmopolitan democracy, and the limits of sovereignty.

Accountability, Peace, Development and Democracy in Bangladesh

Accountability, Peace, Development and Democracy in Bangladesh

The European Union should promote a dialogue between political forces in Bangladesh that will allow a return to stability and normal democratic means to contest power.

Review – Debating Human Rights

Review – Debating Human Rights

Chong addresses the complexities of universal human rights and presents contemporary debates that are excellent springboard into the much contested rights discourse.

The European Left after Recession and Representation: Social Democracy or Bust?

The European Left after Recession and Representation: Social Democracy or Bust?

The less austere management of European capitalism would amount to an attempt to revive the spirit of social democracy, despite it having been exposed as a dead end.

Review – Imperial Subjects: Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

Review – Imperial Subjects: Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

Mooers’ book offers a refreshing revisited critique of capital and of the varied contradictions of neoliberalism and its impact on ideas of national/global citizenship.

Review – US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion

Review – US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion

This ready-to-use edited handbook provides a good and complete introduction to the history and evolution of US democracy promotion abroad.

Democracy and Geopolitics: Understanding Ukraine’s Threat to Russia

Democracy and Geopolitics: Understanding Ukraine’s Threat to Russia

For Russia to feel secure, Ukraine needs to be geopolitically neutralised. Otherwise to renew stability either Russia or the West will have to accept the loss of Ukraine.

Shadows Cast over Democracy in the Caribbean

Shadows Cast over Democracy in the Caribbean

What took place in St Kitts and Nevis indicates that despite the generally good record of democracy in the Caribbean, the region cannot rest on its laurels.

Interview – Marina Ottaway

Interview – Marina Ottaway

Marina Ottaway, senior scholar at Woodrow Wilson Center, talks about the fight against ISIS, US democracy promotion, prospects for Egypt, and secular parties in the Middle East.

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