January 1, 2015

The Journal of Democracy devotes an entire issue to examining the decline of democracy throughout the world. Co-founding editor Marc Plattner summarises the arguments. 

Academic
January 1, 2015

Larry Diamond from Stanford University analyses the 'democratic recession' over the last decade.

Academic
April 20, 2015

Thomas Carothers and Oren Samet-Marram from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace argue 'Western democratic powers are no longer the dominant external shapers of political transitions around the world'.

Academic
August 19, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Bart Klem asks whether Sri Lanka's democracy can address ethnic antagonism.

Opinion
October 1, 2015

Peking University's Jian Zhang argues China is the only alternative model to Western democracy.

Opinion