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Published: 01 July 2019

296 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474445603

Bookseller Code (06)

Militant Democracy and Its Critics

Populism, Parties, Extremism

First Edition

Anthoula Malkopoulou and Alexander Kirshner

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Asks whether it is permissable for representative governments to restrict the democratic rights of their extremist opponents
  • The first edited collection to boast an international group of political scientists, legal scholars and philosophers debating the urgent question of how to combat anti-democratic extremism
  • Argues both for and against militant democracy--policies that pre-emptively restrict the rights of antidemocratic movements

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