POSTS BY Tom Gerald Daly

Democracy and the Global Emergency – Shared Experiences, Starkly Uneven Impacts

Curating analysis of these developments since early April through the COVID-DEM project, and reading across the 62 published contributions to this outstanding symposium, there are clear commonalities across all democracies affected. Beyond these commonalities, the effect of the COVID-19 response on the democratic system has been – and will be – starkly uneven across democracies worldwide, due to the different democratic ‘starting point’ of each state as the pandemic hit.

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DEM-DEC Global Research Update – July 2019

Twelfth Global Research Update since DEM-DEC was launched This twelfth monthly update was issued on 26 July 2019 and is now available on DEM-DEC. Sincere thanks to DEM-DEC Research Editors Kuan-Wei Chen and Anant Sangal, who assisted in production of this Update.  Additions in the July Update include: New research worldwide from June-late July 2019 […]

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DEM-DEC Global Research Update – May 2019

Tenth Global Research Update since DEM-DEC was launched This tenth monthly update was issued on 17 May 2019 and is now available on DEM-DEC. Sincere thanks to DEM-DEC REsearch Editors Kuan-Wei Chen and Anant Sangal, who assisted in production of this Update.  Additions in the May Update include: New research worldwide from April and early […]

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DEM-DEC Global Research Update – April 2019

We’ve Had a Name Change! The Democratic Decay Resource (DEM-DEC) has been renamed Democratic Decay & Renewal (DEM-DEC). This is to highlight that our mission is focused both on anatomising the threats facing liberal democracy worldwide and on finding solutions – immediate, medium-term and long-term.  Ninth Global Research Update since DEM-DEC was launched This ninth […]

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Democratic Decay Resource (DEM-DEC): Global Research Update-March 2019

Eighth Global Research Update since DEM-DEC was launched This eighth monthly update was issued on 7 March 2019 and is now available on DEM-DEC. Sincere thanks to DEM-DEC Research Editor Kuan-Wei Chen, who assisted in production of this Update.  Additions in the March Update include: New research worldwide from February 2019 A significant list of […]

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Democratic Decay Resource (DEM-DEC): Seventh Monthly Bibliography Update – February 2019

The DEM-DEC Bibliography The DEM-DEC Main Bibliography (finalised on 24 June 2018) presents a global range of research on democratic decay. It has a strong focus on research by public lawyers – spanning constitutional, international and transnational law – but also includes key research from other disciplines, as well as policy texts. Updates to the […]

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Democratic Decay Resource (DEM-DEC): Sixth Monthly Bibliography Update-January 2019

DEM-DEC Launch Podcast The panel discussion to formally launch DEM-DEC on 22 October was broadcast by ABC Radio National’s ‘Big ideas’ programme on 27 and 28 November and is now available as a podcast.  The launch programme and details are on DEM-DEC.  The DEM-DEC Bibliography The DEM-DEC Main Bibliography (finalised on 24 June 2018) presents […]

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