New Regionalist Monitory Democracy and Governance: A Reply to the So-Called Problem of Cosmopolitan Politics

  • Janet McIntyre-MillsEmail author
Part of the Contemporary Systems Thinking book series (CST)


Is democracy a ‘neo-liberal fantasy’, as suggested by Jodi Dean? Firstly, democracy or representative approaches involving degrees of participation are not the preserves of western capitalist societies. According to the historical research by Keane, democratic engagement originated within an agrarian community in the Middle East in an area now known as Syria.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Flinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia

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