Articles by Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann

June 28, 2022

🦋 How to get to the core of democracy

Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann
Toralf Stark, Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann and Christoph Mohamad-Klotzbach elaborate on their proposal for a global concept of democracy. To do so, they move away from the institutional perspective to identify a normative good of democracy, which they refer to as the singular core principle – political self-efficacy.
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November 5, 2021

🦋 Democracy is an essentially contested concept

Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann
To strengthen democracy, we need new, innovative thinking, write Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann, Toralf Stark and Christoph Mohamad-Klotzbach. They propose to identify the core norms underlying a universally valid concept of democracy, opening up dialogue between empirical and theoretical approaches, and linking inductive and deductive methods
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photograph of Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann
Norma Osterberg-Kaufmann
Researcher and Lecturer, Humboldt University Berlin

Norma holds a PhD in political science from Humboldt University Berlin.

Her research focuses on concepts of democracy, measuring of meaning and understanding of democracy, legitimacy and mixed-methods.

Follow her on Twitter @normaosterberg

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