In his latest article, NOUS member Amichai Magan re-examines the democratic entitlement thesis in light of the recent negative trends in democracy’s international fortunes. He argues that the right to democratic governance is a layered, and potentially severable, edifice, parts of which now seem to be eroding, but which is unlikely to be entirely undone by a reverse wave of democratic breakdowns and resurgent authoritarianism. He then examines some of the main implications of the current democratic recession for the right to democratic governance in international law.

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