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Advancing democracy: empowering democratic practices in the Western Balkans

Host: University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Political Sciences, Institute for Social Science Research, Skenderija 72, Sarajevo, B&H. Description: The global crisis of legitimacy of representative democracy is tangibly manifested in a low election turnout, progressive withdrawal of citizens from the arenas of democratic participation and in the consequent rise of populism and far-right tendencies. This […]
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SPECIAL ISSUE PARTICIPATORY INNOVATIONS IN HYBRID REGIMES

  Vol. 33 No. 1 (2022): Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society | Filozofija i društvo/Philosophy and Society    Based on research conducted within the framework of the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Network: Active Citizenship Abstract A worrying trend of autocratization that has been spreading globally in recent years, has thrust forward a new wave […]
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Research Paper: Citizens’ assemblies and an attempt at insitutional inclusion of citizens in formulating political decisions in Valjevo

Authors: Biljana Djordjevic, Irena Fiket, Gazela Pudar Drasko and Jelena Vasiljevic In an attempt to test, for the first time, the possibility of conducting innovative participatory institutions in the context of the Serbian society, first citizens’ assembly was organized in Valjevo, on 28 November 2020. The citizens were invited to take part in an inclusive […]
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Research Paper: Citizens’ assemblies and an attempt at insitutional inclusion of citizens in formulating political decisions in Belgrade

Authors: Biljana Djordjevic, Irena Fiket, Gazela Pudar Drasko and Jelena Vasiljevic In an attempt to test, for the first time, the possibility of conducting innovative participatory institutions in the context of the Serbian society, first citizens’ assembly was organized in Belgrade, on 21 November 2020. The citizens were invited to take part in an inclusive […]
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Working Paper: Democratic innovations an overview of approaches and tools

The second Working paper “Democratic innovations: an overview of approaches and tools” aims to develop a conceptual and methodological framework of democratic innovations, that could be useful for countries with few or no experience in the topic, by: –  Exploring the international theoretical and empirical literature on the existent approaches to citizen involvement in policy-making; –  Creating […]
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Working Paper: Social movements, Active Citizenship and Democratic Innovation: an Overview

This working paper examines the connection between social movements, active citizenship, and democratic innovation. The paper defines the terms of social movements and active citizenship as a way to establish the categorical apparatus. It then, briefly, analyses literature on social movements as democratizing agents as well as some reasons for the reemergence of social movements […]
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