Bulletin n. 1/2017
June 2017
INDICE
  • Section A) The theory and practise of the federal states and multi-level systems of government
  • Section B) Global governance and international organizations
  • Section C) Regional integration processes
  • Section D) Federalism as a political idea
  • Pelinka Anton
    Demokratie im Zeitalter der Globalisierung
    in Oesterreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft , Bd. 46, Nr. 1 (2017) ,  2017 ,  89-97
    The full text is free: https://doi.org/10.15203/ozp.1829.vol46iss1 Democracy in Times of Globalization Abstract The discussion article argues that the process of democratization has been based on an ongoing enlargement of the “demos” by including segments of the society which had been excluded in the past, justified by gender, ethnicity (“race”) and/or religious or political beliefs. In the established democracies – democracies according to the concepts of Schumpeter and Dahl – this process has come almost to an end. But as globalization reduces more and more the political ability of the traditional nation state to define and implement efficient policies, democracy faces a new challenge: How to deal with the growing imbalance between a globalized economy and democratic political systems, restricted in their ability to act by the limitations of nation states?
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