Articles by Laurence Whitehead

08 2021

🦋 Democracy: what's in a word?

Laurence Whitehead
Democracy may have different meanings in different cultures. Yet, writes Laurence Whitehead, the concept of democracy also operates at a universal level where users can communicate with each other across time and space
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Laurence Whitehead
Senior Research Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College, Oxford

Laurence's research interests include International aspects of democratisation, the relationship between democratisation, and economic liberalisation.

His main focus is on Latin America.

Laurence's most recent book is the edited volume (with Yanina Welp) The Politics of Recall Elections (Palgrave, 2021).


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