Articles by Eva Krick

February 17, 2022

🦋 A plea for pluralism in the study of democracy

Eva Krick
Eva Krick is sympathetic to Gagnon’s collection of ‘democracies with adjectives’ but does not fully share his optimism that this will finally make us grasp democracy’s ‘total texture’. It is but one little building block of an infinite and eclectic science of democracy.
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Eva Krick
Researcher and Lecturer in Politics, Department of Political Science, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Eva’s research contributes to democratic theory, comparative institutional analysis, political sociology, and the sociology of knowledge.

She has published, inter alia, on policy advice and the role of experts in democracies, citizen and stakeholder involvement, interest groups and lobbying, the environment-society-nexus, political negotiation and consensus-building, the normative foundations of knowledge claims and the reconcilability of epistemic and democratic demands to policy-making.

Her current research focuses on the advent of the lay expert in modern societies, trends towards evidence-based policy-making and its countermovements, as well as European cultures of civic participation.

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