Abstract
In this paper, I challenge Joshua Cohen’s denial of the existence of a human right to democracy, using for that purpose arguments presented by Cohen himself in other occasions. In a first section, I explain five contradictions in which I believe Cohen incurs with respect to his previous works. In a second section, I explain two conclusions that I believe can be derived from this development: first, that the right of peoples to self-determination does not impede the existence of a human right to democracy, and second, that this reasoning is not only applicable to the domestic order, but also to global decision-making.
Keywords Joshua Cohen   Self-Determination   Peoples   Democracy   Human Rights   Participation   International Law
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