By Craig T. Borowiak
Contrary to dominant perspectives that emphasize self-discipline and keep an eye on, Craig Borowiak deals an unique and fresh view of democratic responsibility as a resource of mutuality, participation, and political transformation. He either creatively engages traditional electoral types of responsibility and strikes past them by way of situating democratic responsibility inside of extra deliberative, participatory and agonistic contexts. Provocatively, the booklet additionally demanding situations deep-seated understandings of democratic responsibility as an expression of renowned sovereignty. Borowiak as an alternative argues that dependable governance is incompatible with all claims to final authority, whether they consult with the demos, the nation, or cosmopolitan public legislation. instead of conceiving of democratic responsibility on the way to legitimize a safe and sovereign political order, the publication contends that destabilization and democratic insurgence are imperative and infrequently ignored points of democratic responsibility practices. for modern students, practitioners and activists grappling with the problem of establishing democratic legitimacy into international politics, the ebook urges better reflexivity and nuance in how democratic responsibility is evoked and carried out. It bargains insights into the myriad methods democratic responsibility has been thwarted some time past, whereas additionally cultivating a feeling of improved risk for a way it would be conceived for the present.
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