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Futures of Democracy

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Since 2005, we have seen a global decline in the number of democracies. Even established and old democracies are no longer immune from tipping over into authoritarian regimes. These developments call for a topical collection of the European Journal for Futures Research to take a closer look at the futures of democracy. 

Guest editors: Markus Pausch, Austria (Fachhochschule Salzburg); Christophe Bisson, France (SKEMA); Erik F. Øverland, Oslo/Berlin/Paris (WFSF)

  1. In 2019, sociologist Manuel Castells categorically stated that liberal democracy has exhausted its historical trajectory and, quoting some verses by Octavio Paz, expressed: “Not what it could have been:/it is ...

    Authors: Felipe Arocena, Sebastián Sansone and Nicolás Alvarez
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:3