The cosmopolitan democracy
proposes a framework based on which various areas that citizens and global movements work on them linked to each other .
Of course, not everybody is convinced that cosmopolitan democracy
is needed or desirable.
In this context, Held's work on cosmopolitan democracy
usefully reminds us that theory may well prove useful even when it has to remain detached from existing practice for a long time, for the simple reason that democratization on massive scales (more specifically, democratization of global governance) may have to benefit from possibilities rather than actualities.
Transferring this model to politics beyond the nation-state, cosmopolitan democracy
theorists advocate the establishment of legislatures at the global and regional levels.
This is the foundation on which Bohman constructs a theory of transnational democracy and cosmopolitan democracy
In the work of David Held (1997), the discussion of cosmopolitan democracy
STUDIES IN COSMOPOLITAN DEMOCRACY
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In the main these claims draw on the authority of David Held's Cosmopolitan Democracy
and the various strains of thinking about Deliberative Democracy that have proliferated over the last three decades or so.
Europe understands that the future governance of this world has to be some system of cosmopolitan democracy
When post-global-warming anthropologists begin paddling through the streets of Manhattan in search of visible evidence that this republic was, in its tone and temper, the cosmopolitan democracy
that it purported to be, one can only hope that the earnest scientists will stumble across a trove of John Wesley's paintings in some tenth-floor loft.
If one is searching for a much more s ophisticated neo-Kantian account of cosmopolitan justice, however, I would recommend David Held's model of cosmopolitan democracy
in Democracy and the Global Order (1995).
The author argues that the theories of participatory democracy, deliberative democracy, direct democracy, difference democracy and cosmopolitan democracy
all contain limitations on the range of institutions that can be analyzed and significant elements of democratic practices can be overlooked if the theories are applied imprecisely.