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    Well-Intentioned Fantasy? A Comment on “Proposals for a Democracy of the Future” by Bruno Frey

    Citation

    Fox, S & Johnston, R, 2017, ‘Well-Intentioned Fantasy? A Comment on “Proposals for a Democracy of the Future” by Bruno Frey’. Homo Oeconomicus, vol 34., pp. 229-235

    Abstract

    We argue that Frey’s proposals are utopian and impractical, focusing on four key issues: the complexity of decision-making; politicians’ and technocrats’ importance in decision making processes; reconciling the geography of political rights in a globalising world; and recognizing how power frames political discourse and outcomes.

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