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  1. Democratic Theory and Border Coercion.Arash Abizadeh - 2008 - Political Theory 36 (1):37-65.
    The question of whether or not a closed border entry policy under the unilateral control of a democratic state is legitimate cannot be settled until we first know to whom the justification of a regime of control is owed. According to the state sovereignty view, the control of entry policy, including of movement, immigration, and naturalization, ought to be under the unilateral discretion of the state itself: justification for entry policy is owed solely to members. This position, however, is (...)
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    Deliberative Democratic Theory for Building Global Civil Society: Designing a Virtual Community of Activists.Brooke A. Ackerly - 2006 - Contemporary Political Theory 5 (2):113-141.
    The questions of this article are: what can we learn from deliberative democratic theory, its critics, the practices of local deliberative communities, the needs of potential participants, and the experiences of virtual communities that would be useful in designing a technology-facilitated institution for global civil society that is deliberative and democratic in its values? And what is the appropriate design of such an online institution so that it will be attentive to the undemocratic forces enabled by power (...)
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  3. Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval.C. B. Macpherson - 1973 - Philosophical Review 84 (2):304-306.
  4. Participation and Democratic Theory.Carole Pateman - 1975 - Cambridge University Press.
    Shows that current elitist theories are based on an inadequate understanding of the early writings of democratic theory and that much sociological evidence has been ignored.
     
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    Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn.Robert E. Goodin - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Revisioning macro-democratic processes in light of the processes and promise of micro-deliberation, Innovating Democracy provides an integrated perspective on democratic theory and practice after the deliberative turn.
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    Democratic Theory After Sixth Grade.Jason Brennan - 2020 - The Philosophers' Magazine 91:20-25.
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    A Democratic Theory of Territory and Some Puzzles About Global Democracy.Thomas Christiano - 2006 - Journal of Social Philosophy 37 (1):81-107.
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    A Democratic Theory of Territory and Some Puzzles About Global Democracy.Thomas Christiano - 2006 - Journal of Social Philosophy 37 (1):81–107.
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    Democratic Theory and Electoral Reality.Philip E. Converse - 2006 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 18 (1-3):297-329.
    In response to the dozen essays published here, which relate my 1964 paper on ?The Nature of Belief Systems in the Mass Publics? to normative requirements of democratic theory, I note, inter alia, a major misinterpretation of my old argument, as well as needed revisions of that argument in the light of intervening data. Then I address the degree to which there may be some long?term secular change in the parameters that I originally laid out. In the final (...)
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    Radical Democratic Theory and Migration: The Refugee Protest March as a Democratic Practice.Helge Schwiertz - 2022 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 48 (2):289-309.
    In dominant discourses, migrants are mostly perceived as either victims or villains but rarely as political subjects and democratic constituents. Challenging this view, the aim of the article is to rethink democracy with respect to migration struggles. I argue that movements of migration are not only consistent with democracy but also provide a decisive impetus for actualizing democratic principles in the context of debates about the crisis of representation and post-democracy. Drawing on the work of Jacques Rancière, Étienne (...)
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    Reimagining Democratic Theory for Social Individuals.Steven L. Winter - 2011 - Zygon 46 (1):224-245.
    Abstract. The Western conception of the individual as a rational, self-directing agent is a mythology that organizes and distorts religion, science, economics, and politics. It produces an abstracted and atomized form of engagement that is fatal to collective self-governance. And it turns democracy into the enemy of equality. Considering the meaning of democracy and autonomy from a perspective that takes the subject as truly social would refocus our attention on the constitutive contexts and practices necessary for the production of citizens (...)
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  12. The Limits of Critical Democratic Theory Regarding Structural Transformations in Twenty-First Century Left Politics.David Ingram - unknown
    This chapter proposes a critical examination of ideological tendencies at work in two main democratic theories currently at play within the critical theory tradition: the deliberative theory advanced famously by Habermas and his acolytes, and the partisan theory advanced by Mouffe and others influenced by Gramsci and Schmitt. Explaining why these theories appeal to distinctive social groups on the Left, divided mainly by education and economic status, it argues that neither theory accounts for the possibility (...)
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    Ecologizing Democratic Theory: Agency, Representation, Animacy.Didier Zúñiga - 2022 - Contemporary Political Theory 21 (2):198-218.
    Agency and representation are viewed as preconditions for democratic action. The dominant understanding of agency and representation is defined in terms of certain capacities and abilities that are considered to constitute the basis of personhood. The article will put into question this understanding and the assumptions that underpin it and argue that it rests on a mistaken conception of human animality – one that reduces the self to an autonomous and disembodied rational mind. The article will also suggest that (...)
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    Animals and Democratic Theory: Beyond an Anthropocentric Account.Robert Garner - 2017 - Contemporary Political Theory 16 (4):459-477.
    Two distinct approaches to the incorporation of animal interests within democratic theory are identified. The first, anthropocentric, account suggests that animal interests ought to be considered within a democratic polity if and when enough humans desire this to be the case. Within this anthropocentric account, the relationship between democracy and the protection of animal interests remains contingent. An alternative account holds that the interests of animals ought to be taken into account because they have a democratic (...)
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    Democratic Theory Naturalized: The Foundations of Distilled Populism.Walter Horn - 2020 - Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
    "Populism" has long been a dirty word. To some, it suggests the tyranny of the mob, to others, a xenophobic nativism. It is sometimes considered conducive to (if not simply identical to) fascism. In this timely book, Walter Horn acquits populism by "distilling" it, in order to finally give the people the power to govern themselves, free from constraints imposed either by conservatives (or libertarians) on the right or liberals (or Marxists) on the left. Beginning with explanations of what it (...)
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    Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory.Jamie Terence Kelly - 2012 - Princeton University Press.
    The past thirty years have seen a surge of empirical research into political decision making and the influence of framing effects--the phenomenon that occurs when different but equivalent presentations of a decision problem elicit different judgments or preferences. During the same period, political philosophers have become increasingly interested in democratic theory, particularly in deliberative theories of democracy. Unfortunately, the empirical and philosophical studies of democracy have largely proceeded in isolation from each other. As a result, philosophical treatments of (...)
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    Solidarity in Conflict: A Democratic Theory.Rochelle DuFord - 2022 - Stanford University Press.
    Democracy has become disentangled from our ordinary lives. Mere cooperation or ethical consumption now often stands in for a robust concept of solidarity that structures the entirety of sociality and forms the basis of democratic culture. How did democracy become something that is done only at ballot boxes and what role can solidarity play in reviving it? In Solidarity in Conflict, Rochelle DuFord presents a theory of solidarity fit for developing democratic life and a complementary theory (...)
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    Democratic Theory and Global Society.Dennis F. Thompson - 1999 - Journal of Political Philosophy 7 (2):111–125.
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    Walter Horn, Democratic Theory Naturalized: The Foundations of Distilled Populism. Lanham, MD.: Lexington Books, 2021. ISBN: 9781793624956, $105, Hbk. [REVIEW]Daniel Layman - forthcoming - Journal of Value Inquiry:1-4.
  20. Democratic Theory.David Estlund - 2005 - In Frank Jackson & Michael Smith (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 208--30.
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    Democratic Theory for a Market Democracy: The Problem of Merriment and Diversion When Regulators and the Regulated Meet.Wayne Norman & Aaron Ancell - 2018 - Journal of Social Philosophy 49 (4):536-563.
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    Global Democratic Theory: A Critical Introduction.Daniel Bray & Steven Slaughter - 2015 - Polity.
    Global Democratic Theory is the first comprehensive introduction to the changing contours of democracy in today’s hyperconnected world. Accessibly written for readers new to the topic, it considers the impact of globalization and global forms of governance and activism on democratic politics and examines how democratic theory has responded to address these challenges, including calls for new forms of democracy to be developed beyond the nation-state and for greater public participation and accountability in existing global (...)
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    Democratic Theory and Socialism.Frank Cunningham - 1987 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book is an important contribution to the theory of democracy and socialism. The underlying question it poses is: how, if at all, can one have both socialism and democracy? In posing an answer to this question, Professor Cunningham addresses the following topics: the definition of democracy and whether socialism is necessary to its progress: the socialist retrieval of liberal democracy associated with the work of C. B. Macpherson: the political consciousness that Gramsci placed at the center of socialist (...)
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  24. Political Equality: An Essay in Democratic Theory.Charles R. Beitz - 1989 - Princeton University Press.
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    Democratic Theory and the Present/Absent International.R. B. J. Walker - 2010 - Ethics and Global Politics 3 (1):21-36.
    James Bohman’s account of what might be involved in thinking about ‘democracy across borders,’ and specifically of what might be involved in thinking about a potential shift from dêmos to dêmoi, compels both affirmation and resistance. His account is both elegant and sharply focussed: positive attributes that nevertheless affirm a very particular understanding of elegance, and a precise focus that manages to evade many considerations that might be considered important by people seeking to think about democracies and their futures in (...)
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    Dissident Citizenship: Democratic Theory, Political Courage, and Activist Women.Holloway Sparks - 1997 - Hypatia 12 (4):74-110.
    In this essay, I argue that contemporary democratic theory gives insufficient attention to the important contributions dissenting citizens make to democratic life. Guided by the dissident practices of activist women, I develop a more expansive conception of citizenship that recognizes dissent and an ethic of political courage as vital elements of democratic participation. I illustrate how this perspective on citizenship recasts and reclaims women's courageous dissidence by reconsidering the well-known story of Rosa Parks.
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    The Democratic Theory of the Early Marx.Paul Raekstad - 2017 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 99 (4):443-464.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie Jahrgang: 99 Heft: 4 Seiten: 443-464.
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    Public Ignorance and Democratic Theory.Jeffrey Friedman - 1998 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 12 (4):397-411.
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    Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration.Albert Dzur, Ian Loader & Richard Sparks (eds.) - 2016 - Oxford University Press USA.
    The United States leads the world in incarceration, and the United Kingdom is persistently one of the European countries with the highest per capita rates of imprisonment. Yet despite its increasing visibility as a social issue, mass incarceration - and its inconsistency with core democratic ideals - rarely surfaces in contemporary Anglo-American political theory. Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration seeks to overcome this puzzling disconnect by deepening the dialogue between democratic theory and punishment policy. (...)
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    Democratic Theory and Global Society.D. F. Thompson - 1999 - Journal of Political Philosophy 7 (2):111-125.
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    Democratic Theory and Democratization in Contemporary Brazil and Beyond1.José Maurício Domingues - 2013 - Thesis Eleven 114 (1):15-33.
    Universalism and particularism have become poles of modern social thought and lead to distinct definitions of democracy, citizenship, and social policy. Challenging Habermas and the Habermasians, this article argues that democracy can never be identified with domination. Meanwhile, contesting Chatterjee and Foucault, the author reaffirms citizenship and law in their various forms in relation to both bounded and unbounded serialities as the basis for democracy, beyond and despite governmentality. Latin America, and especially Brazil, with processes that check state domination and (...)
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    Democratic Theories and the Problem of Political Participation in Nigeria: Strengthening Consensus and the Rule of Law.Philip Ujomu & Felix Olatunji - 2014 - Human Affairs 24 (1):120-135.
    This paper addresses the problem of the strategies and theories of democratic participation in Nigeria that breed institutional marginality and bad governance due to shortfalls in pursuing the values of justice and empowerment as core democratic characteristics. The same democratic principles such as voting, parliament, constitution, judiciary, that are suggestive of gains such as responsible use, and peaceful transfer of power may not have translated fully into sociopolitical empowerment for responsibility and representation in evolving democratic practice (...)
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    Is Democratic Theory for Export?Jacques Barzun - 1987 - Ethics International Affairs 1 (1):53-71.
    A feature of American political consciousness is a desire to propagate democracy throughout the world. In our enthusiasm to share what we enjoy, Barzun notes that little attention is paid to exactly what we are trying to distribute.
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    Democratic Theory and Socialism.Michael W. Howard - 1990 - Radical Philosophy Review of Books 1 (1):19-21.
  35. Review: Democratic Theory and Socialism. [REVIEW]Mark Considine - 1990 - Thesis Eleven 27 (1):252-254.
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    Democratic Theory and Socialism. [REVIEW]Michael W. Howard - 1990 - Radical Philosophy Review of Books 1 (1):19-21.
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    Democratic Theory's Evasion of Race.Kathy Hytten & Kurt Stemhagen - 2021 - Educational Theory 71 (2):177-202.
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    Solidarity in conflict: A democratic theory.Michael Villanova - forthcoming - Contemporary Political Theory:1-4.
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    A Democratic Theory of Economic Exploitation Dialectically Developed.David Schweickart - manuscript
    I T I S S T A R T L I N G T O realize that the concept of economic exploitation, which has been the focus of intense philosophical debate for what seems like decades now, was barely touched on in John Rawls's 1971 masterwork, A Theory o f Justice, the book that ushered in the present era of Anglo - American social and political philosophy. The subject was broached just once by Rawls, and only to be dismissed (...)
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    Ecological Politics and Democratic Theory: The Challenge to the Deliberative Ideal. [REVIEW]Robert Kirkman - 2008 - Environmental Ethics 30 (4):437-438.
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    On a Radical Democratic Theory of Political Protest: Potentials and Shortcomings.Christian Volk - 2021 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 24 (4):437-459.
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    Is Democratic Theory for Export?Jacques Barzun - 1987 - Ethics and International Affairs 1:53-71.
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    The State of Democratic Theory: A Reply to James Fishkin.Ian Shapiro - 2005 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 8 (1):79-83.
    I respond to Fishkin?s critique of my book The State of Democratic Theory. I reiterate my defense of a competitive model of democracy geared to reducing domination, rather than Fishkin?s deliberative model that deploys structured discussion to enlighten mass preferences. In light of the literatures on framing effects and the value of mutually independent judgments, I question whether the procedures Fishkin recommends would produce outcomes that are better informed rather than differently informed. Recognizing that deliberation might sometimes be (...)
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  44. The Boundary Problem in Democratic Theory.Gustaf Arrhenius - 2005 - In Gustaf Arrhenius & Folke Tersman (eds.), Democracy Unbound: Basic Explorations. Stockholm: Stockholm University. Filosofiska institutionen. pp. 14-29.
     
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    Rethinking Democratic Theory: The American Case.Philip Green & Drucilla Cornell - 2005 - Journal of Social Philosophy 36 (4):517–535.
  46. Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval. [REVIEW]Hugo Adam Bedau - 1975 - Philosophical Review 84 (2):304-306.
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  47. Democratic Theory and Neocorporate Practice.P. Schmitter - 1974 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 50.
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  48. Democratic Theory: The Philosophical Foundations. By James L. Hyland.A. Edwards - 1998 - The European Legacy 3:152-152.
     
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    Debate: Pragmatist Epistemology and Democratic Theory: A Reply to Eric MacGilvray.Cheryl Misak & Robert B. Talisse - 2014 - Journal of Political Philosophy 22 (3):366-376.
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    Democratic Theory and Socialism.Andrew Levine - 1989 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 19 (3):455-465.
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