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30.06.17

What democratic theorists can learn from the 2016 Brexit decision

Claus Offe essay published in Daedalus, the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Claus Offe, Professor Emeritus of Political Sociology, has contributed to the new issue of Daedalus, the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Referendum vs. Institutionalized Deliberation: What Democratic Theorists Can Learn from the 2016 Brexit Decision,” by Claus Offe, is among the essays published in the latest issue of Daedalus. The Summer 2017 volume, “The Prospects & Limits of Deliberative Democracy,” which can be accessed here, features prominent scholars and practitioners commenting on the current crisis of democratic governance and exploring the alternative potential of deliberative democracy.

Offe’s essay is one of a select few made available for public view.

Offe is also a contributor to The Governance Report 2017: Democratic innovations, in which he offers similar reflections on current challenges to democracy and democratic institutions. Access the latest Governance Report here

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  • Claus Offe , Professor Emeritus of Political Sociology