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Militant Democracy: Political Science, Law and Philosophy

How can party bans be justified? Which parties were banned in post-war Europe – and why? Do militant democracy instruments work? Is an international militant democracy concept in the making?

A. Ellian and B.R. Rijpkema
01 December 2018

These and other questions are the focus of Militant Democracy: Political Science, Law and Philosophy published by Springer in the Philopsophy and Politics – Critical Explorations series. This volume, edited by Afshin Ellian and Bastiaan Rijpkema of the Department of Jurisprudence, brings together an international group of researchers with a track record in militant democracy research. It is the newest and most up to date volume on the very current topic of democratic self-defence – and the first thoroughly multidisciplinary collection, with contributions by political scientists, lawyers and legal philosophers.

More information is available on the Springer website. A preview of the book is available in Google Books.

With contributions by, among others:

  • Ivan Ermakoff – Professor of Sociology, University of Winsconsin-Madison, V.S; Directeur d’études de l’EHESS, France
  • Christian Walter – Professor of Public International Law and Public Law, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • Angela Bourne – Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark

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