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Conclusion: Legitimizing Democracy and Democratizing Legitimacy

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this concluding chapter, the main arguments of the book are briefly recapped and extended. Democratic legitimacy is defended as a core norm for plural, liberal democratic societies, one which ... More


Introduction

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter introduces the main problem of the book: the tensions that exist between cultural rights, and accommodation and formal protection for sexual equality in liberal constitutional ... More


Pluralizing the Demos: Sharing Agency and the Dilemma of Democratic Exclusion

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter critically examines the belief that commonality – and common agreement in particular – is necessary to produce collective agency. According to this belief, when citizens disagree and ... More


EU Law-Making and the State of European Democratic Agency

Damian Chalmers and Mariana Chaves

in Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198724483
eISBN:
9780191792106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724483.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

A central challenge for the post-crisis Union will be democratic agency, its capacity to take increasingly significant measures democratically. The Union is bedevilled here by the phenomenon of ... More


Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Work of Mourning

David W. McIvor

in Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This afterword draws together the recent events in Baltimore, Staten Island, and Ferguson, and the larger Black Lives Matter social movement with the treatment given earlier of the Greensboro ... More


The “Right to Have Rights” to the Rescue: From Human Rights to Global Democracy

Eva Erman

in Human Rights at the Crossroads

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199376414
eISBN:
9780190259853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199376414.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to highlight some ambiguities in the attempts to account for the intrinsic elements of democracy via “the right to have rights,” and offers some guidance in the choice of ... More


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