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ÉPOCA Nº II. Nº 9, Año 2014 : 85-94

Federalism and the Future of Democracy

José Gomes ANDRÉ
University of Lisbon
Recibido: 30/11/2012
Aprobado: 24/04/2013
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Cómo citar: José Gomes ANDRÉ. "Federalism and the Future of Democracy", en Bajo Palabra, Revista de Filosofía,  ÉPOCA Nº II. Nº 9, Año 2014, pp. 85-94.
Palabras Claves: Federalism, democracy, political philosophy
Keywords: Federalism, democracy, political philosophy.


Recent years have brought new challenges to contemporary democratic societies, which seem to be submerged in a crisis widely acknowledged. Our paper aims to consider potential solutions to these problems, reassessing the benefits of federalism in diverse matters, such as the control of abuses of power, the promotion of popular involvement in the decision-making process, the reappraisal of the notion of citizenship, the reorganization of parties, the protection of minorities and adaptation to globalization.

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