Theorising Democide: Why and How Democracies Fail

Theorising Democide: Why and How Democracies Fail

Mark Chou


the typical assumption is that the trail to democratisation is, as soon as started, close to very unlikely to opposite. relatively the place democratic transition has been accurately consolidated traditional knowledge and empirical proof either recommend that no democracy may still stick with the instance of Classical Athens or Germany's Weimar Republic and go back to despotism.

Starting from the idea that democracies are frequently deeply implicated of their personal downfall, Theorising Democide demanding situations this traditional view by means of exhibiting how democratic cave in is symptomatic of the inherent common sense of democracy. Democide, at times, can hence be understood as one of those ideological suicide with the tenets and units of democracy being in some way intrinsic to its personal cave in.

In different phrases democide denotes the skill that democracy has to come back undone, to probability its personal protection, to take its personal lifestyles whereas doing what it was once meant to do.

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