This ebook deals with some of the most important concerns of our time: Is democracy threatened by globalisation? Is the well-being state in various nations under pressure from global patterns? Is there a legality crisis in modern democracies? Does authoritarianism present a difficulty? What are the results of high-level migration and increasing populism for democracy?
Democracy under Threat: A Crisis of Legitimacy (PDF) develops on a cross-cultural research study of democracy carried out by the Transformation Research Unit (TRU) at Stellenbosch University in South Africa for about twenty years. Three of the nations studied – Turkey, South Africa, and Poland – get specific attention as their particular democracies seem the weakest at present. Germany, Chile, South Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan are evaluated in their local contexts. Further insights are accomplished by analyzing the influence on democracy of the international screen culture of the Internet and Television, and by explaining the lessons democracy ought to gain from diplomacy to do much better in the future. The ebook will attract both trainees and professionals of democracy in addition to the basic reader.
“Democracy Under Threat: A Crisis of Legitimacy … is a revealing and substantial contribution to the present argument on the state of democracy … This volume brings a considerable offer of relative specialist and studies information to bear, however likewise sensibly incorporates chapters analyzing cross-nationwide patterns with important case research studies focusing on within-nation patterns.” — Robert Mattes, South African Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 26 (3), July 08, 2019
“‘Is Democracy Dying?’ is debatably the most sixty-four-thousand-dollar question dealing with political researchers today, and Democracy under Threat does an outstanding task of describing what is going on. … Democracy under Threat makes use of a wide variety of empirical proof and the understandings of a skilled group of scientists to show that the thesis of a worldwide democratic economic crisis is over-streamlined.” — Ronald Inglehart, European Political Science, Vol. 18 (1), March 2019
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