Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Freedom as Non-domination and Democratic Inclusion
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
2017 (English)In: Res Publica, ISSN 1356-4765, E-ISSN 1572-8692Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Abstract [en]

According to neo-republicans, democracy is morally justified because it is among the prerequisites for freedom as non-domination. The claim that democracy secures freedom as non-domination needs to explain why democratic procedures contribute to non-domination and for whom democracy secures non-domination. This requires an account of why domination is countered by democratic procedures and an account of to whom domination is countered by access to democratic procedures. Neo-republican theory of democracy is based on a detailed discussion of the former but a scant discussion of the latter. We address this lacuna by interpreting the two most influential principles of inclusion, the all-subjected principle and the all-affected principle, in light of neo-republican commitments. The preliminary conclusion is that both principles are able to capture relations of domination between the democratic state and the people controlled by it in the relevant sense. Yet, the state has virtually unlimited powers to control residents, but only limited powers to interfere in the lives of non-residents. Republican aspirations are therefore more in tune with the all-subjected principle according to which only residents in the territory of the state should be granted rights to political participation.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017.
Keyword [en]
Neo-republicanism, Non-domination, Democracy, Inclusion, Residents
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-137425DOI: 10.1007/s11158-016-9348-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-137425DiVA: diva2:1062582
Available from: 2017-01-07 Created: 2017-01-07 Last updated: 2017-08-14

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(330 kB)7 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 330 kBChecksum SHA-512
7bc84aa3dc9bf9fc4391f53a1caed7854de3e6d59d15e12c787f6a31cc58483171149d5e00c6e4c7baee80f3a9e007c6d937253c3eee399dfa4b6240e05ad8e7
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Beckman, Ludvig
By organisation
Department of Political Science
In the same journal
Res Publica
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 7 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 127 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf