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Democrats Without Borders. A Critique of Transnational Democracy

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Title: Democrats Without Borders. A Critique of Transnational Democracy
Authors: Karlsson, Johan
Issue Date: 7-Nov-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Date of Defence: 2008-11-28
Disputation: Fredagen den 28 november 2008 kl 13, sal 10, Universitetsbyggnaden, Vasaparken, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Politics
Keywords: transnational democracy, cosmopolitan democracy, deliberative democracy, globalisation, human rights, democratic theory, international order
Abstract: Some scholars claim that globalisation compels us to radically rethink democracy both in theory and practice. This dissertation disputes such claims by arguing against two suggested normative models of transnational democracy: cosmopolitan democracy and deliberative democracy. The argument is arranged in two parts: The first part addresses the normative foundations of transnational democracy. Central in justifying claims for transnational democracy, the so-called all-affected principle states t... more
ISBN: 978-91-89246-38-6
ISSN: 0346-5942
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