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Slow theory: taking time over transnational democratic representation

Saward, Michael (2011). Slow theory: taking time over transnational democratic representation. Ethics & Global Politics, 4(1) pp. 1–18.

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Abstract

The possibility for transnational democratic representation is a huge topic. This article is restricted to exploring two unconventional aspects. The first concerns ‘the representative claim’, extending one critical part of previous analysis of the assessment of such claims, especially by largely unelected transnational actors. The second, which strongly conditions the account of the first, concerns ‘slow theory’ as the way to approach building democratic models and, in particular, to approach transnational democratic representation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Author
ISSN: 1654-6369
Keywords: slow politics; slow theory; transnational representation; democracy and representation; slow movement
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 28446
Depositing User: Michael Saward
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2011 13:46
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 13:30
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/28446
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