Whereas `democracy' assumes a single demos or people, `demoi-cracy' refers to democratic government and governance in a polity constituted by separate peoples. Since the European Union consists of many demoi with different collective identities, largely separate public spheres, and a predominantly national political infrastructure, demoi-cracy is an appropriate standard for the analysis and evaluation of democracy in the EU. In its vertical dimension, demoi-cracy is based on the equality and interaction of citizens' and ...

European Democracy as Demoi-cracy 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138082847

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European Democracy as Demoi-cracy 2015, Routledge, London

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