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Pandemocracy in Europe. Power, Parliaments and People in Times of COVID-19

Author: Kettemann, M. C., & Lachmayer, K.
Published in: Hart Publishing
Year: 2021
Type: Edited works and special issues

This open access book explains why a democratic reckoning will start when European societies win the fight against COVID-19. Have democracies successfully mastered the challenges of the pandemic? How has the coronavirus impacted democratic principles, processes and values? At the heels of the worst public health crisis in living memory, this book shines an unforgiving light on the side-lining of parliaments, the ruling by governmental decrees and the disenfranchisement of the people in the name of fighting COVID-19.

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