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Democracy in the Age of Globalization and Mediatization

  • Hanspeter Kriesi
  • Sandra Lavenex
  • Frank Esser
  • Jörg Matthes
  • Marc Bühlmann
  • Daniel Bochsler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction — The New Challenges to Democracy

  3. Democracy, a Moving Target of Great Complexity and Variability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Hanspeter Kriesi
      Pages 19-43
    3. Marc Bühlmann, Hanspeter Kriesi
      Pages 44-68
    4. Daniel Bochsler, Hanspeter Kriesi
      Pages 69-102
  4. The Challenges of Globalization and Mediatization

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 216-250

About this book

Introduction

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the models of contemporary democracy; its social, cultural, economic and political prerequisites; its empirically existing varieties and its two major challenges - globalization and mediatization. The book also covers the global spread of democracy and its spread into supranational democracies.

Keywords

democracy democratization European Union (EU) globalization Institution mediation transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • Hanspeter Kriesi
    • 1
  • Sandra Lavenex
    • 2
  • Frank Esser
    • 3
  • Jörg Matthes
    • 4
  • Marc Bühlmann
    • 5
  • Daniel Bochsler
    • 6
  1. 1.European University InstituteFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of LucerneSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of CommunicationUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Department of CommunicationUniversity of ViennaAustria
  5. 5.Institute of Political ScienceUniversity of BerneSwitzerland
  6. 6.NCCR DemocracyUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland

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