Extending democracy II: developmental democracy

Kirsten Haack

in The United Nations Democracy Agenda

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780719079818
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781703212 | DOI:
Extending democracy II: developmental democracy

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This chapter proposes a substantive vision of democracy called developmental democracy. It explains that the construction of this new vision of democracy is driven by an exploration of the full range of the democratic continuum. It discusses the framework for a developmental democracy and explains its five dimensions which include market development, human development, democratisation, participation and citizenship. This chapter evaluates the extent to which these five dimensions have been addressed by the United Nations and examines whether the individual parts of developmental democracy have become a greater whole or whether they remain fragmented in both theory and practice.

Keywords: developmental democracy; democratic continuum; market development; human development; democratisation; citizenship; United Nations

Chapter.  13692 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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