Articles by Frank Hendriks

January 24, 2022

🦋 Selection: the key to studying democracy and innovation

Frank Hendriks
Jean-Paul Gagnon takes biology as a model but overlooks that it is driven by variation as well as selection. The study of it, therefore, is sensitive to both. The study of democracy and innovation must be too, asserts Frank Hendriks
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Frank Hendriks
Professor of Comparative Governance, Tilburg University

Frank combines a Political Science and Public Administration take on democracy in action, which he has studied widely in the subnational, national and cross-national realm.

He leads the research project and consortium REDRESS (Revitalized Democracy for Resilient Societies), which is focused on hybrid democratic innovations that combine practices of deliberation and voting.

Frank has published extensively in Political Science and Public Administration journals and with reputed publishers, including Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action, Oxford University Press, 2010; The Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy, OUP, 2011, co-edited with John Loughlin and Anders Lidström.

Vital Democracy

Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy in Europe

The Loop

Cutting-edge analysis showcasing the work of the political science discipline at its best.
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Advancing Political Science
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