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Synonyms for democracy



Synonyms for democracy

the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives

a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group

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Also, cosmopolitan democracy supports developing the rule of international justice and criminal.
Opponents of cosmopolitan democracy are probably more numerous than supporters.
18) If accurate, Baubock's observation does not necessarily mean, of course, that the overall direction of Arendt's thought precluded all possible notions of cosmopolitan democracy that one can think of.
Thinking beyond his earlier preoccupation with the constitutional contours to cosmopolitan democracy, Archibugi argues the case for a cosmopolitical project.
Archibugi, Daniele (2008), The Global Commonwealth of Citizens: Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy.
Cosmopolitan democracy represents system-building at its most formal, ambitious, and encompassing.
The Rise of Semiauthoritarianism and Cosmopolitan Democracy
His erudition and command of the salient literature are evident throughout this work, and he moves with ease through a range of debates about suprastate accountability, while engaging convincingly with numerous possible critiques of cosmopolitan democracy.
Cosmopolitan Democracy (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1995); David Held, Democracy and the Global Order (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1995); Richard Falk and Andrew Strauss, "On the Creation of a Global Peoples Assembly: Legitimacy and the Power of Popular Sovereignty," Stanford Journal of International Law 36, no.
4) Luis Cabrera, Political Theory of Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Case for the World State (London: Routledge, 2004); David Held, Global Covenant: The Social Democratic Alternative to the Washington Consensus (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2004); Daniele Archibugi, The Global Commonwealth of Citizens: Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008); and Raffaele Marchetti, Global Democracy: For and Against: Ethical Theory, Institutional Design, and Social Struggles (London: Routledge, 2008).
Rather, Bohrnan's reluctance seems to stem from his analysis that there is no global demos, and that post-national democracy must therefore be a transnational democracy of demoi, rather than a cosmopolitan democracy that organizes a demos.
13) In short, while human rights and cosmopolitan democracy are seen as compatible, even mutually reinforcing, cosmopolitan democrats give little explicit consideration to the conceptual or empirical relationship between them.
While he overfly denies any blueprint for the future, Booth sets out a range of features for his preferred cosmopolitan democracy that bear a marked similarity to white lines on a blue page.
27) Cosmopolitan democracy should not, therefore, be based on the chimera of self-determination, but on the republican value of freedom as "non-domination.
In the final two parts of the book, Gould makes an insightful critique of the dominant models of cosmopolitan democracy, and offers her own approach, which she calls "cosmopolitical democracy" (p.