Spring 2009 (Issue 23.1)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

This issue features a Roundtable on the idea of a “league” or “concert” of democracies, with contributions from James M. Lindsay, Stephen Schlesinger, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ruth Wedgwood. It also includes an essay on populism and democracy in Latin America by Francisco Panizza and Romina Miorelli, and an article on “the myth of ‘Torture Lite'” by Jessica Wolfendale, with a response from David Sussman.

 

ROUNDTABLE: CAN DEMOCRACIES GO IT ALONE?

Roundtable Introduction: Can Democracies Go It Alone? [Full Text]
The Editors

The Case for a Concert of Democracies
James M. Lindsay

Why a League of Democracies Will Not Work [Full Text]
Stephen Schlesinger

The Dangers of Democratic Delusions
Kishore Mahbubani

Democracies, Human Rights, and Collective Action
Ruth Wedgwood

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For a Federation of Democracies (Response to Stephen Schlesinger)  [Full Text]
John J. Davenport

ESSAY

Populism and Democracy in Latin America
Francisco Panizza and Romina Miorelli

FEATURES

The Myth of “Torture Lite”
Jessica Wolfendale

“Torture Lite”: A Response
David Sussman

BOOK REVIEWS [Full Text]

Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New International Politics of Diversity
Will Kymlicka

Review by Ann Towns

The Moral Force of Indigenous Politics: Critical Liberalism and the Zapatistas
Courtney Jung
Review by Avigail Eisenberg

Democracy Across Borders: Dêmos to Dêmoi
James Bohman
Review by Barbara Buckinx

International Trade and Labor Standards: A Proposal for Linkage
Christian Barry and Sanjay G. Reddy
Review by Lisa Fuller

Network Power: The Social Dynamics of Globalization
David Singh Grewal
Review by Stefano Guzzini

The End of the West? Crisis and Change in the Atlantic Order
Edited by Jeffrey Anderson, G. John Ikenberry, and Thomas Risse
Review by John McCormick

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