Articles by Simone Chambers

03 2022

🦋 Democracy is under threat, and we must use theory to save it

Simone Chambers
This is not the time for collecting butterflies, writes Simone Chambers in response to Jean-Paul Gagnon. The threats to democracy we face today call for innovation and engagement, not typologies and definitions
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Simone Chambers
Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine

Simone has written and published on such topics as deliberative democracy, referendums, constitutional politics, the public sphere, secularism, rhetoric, civility, and the work of Jürgen Habermas and John Rawls.

She is currently working on two book projects – The State of Contemporary Democratic Theory, a critical survey of new developments in democratic theory; and Deliberation and the Future of Democracy: A Realistic But Not Realist Political Theory, a book of collected essays.

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