Articles by Benjamin Abrams

January 19, 2022

🦋 To defend democracy, understand it

Benjamin Abrams
Democracy is in danger, and autocrats are becoming bolder and bolder. Benjamin Abrams argues that our failure to understand democracy stops us from effectively defending it. To protect democracy, we need to understand what it means, what kind we have, and what it can become
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Benjamin Abrams
Leverhulme Fellow in Political Sociology, University College London

Benjamin's work centres on democratic political contention, counter-authoritarian resistance and mass mobilisation.

He serves as chief editor of Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest.

He tweets @bdmabrams

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