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Published Apr. 11, 2017 1:36 PM

Eva Krick presents a comprehensive assessment of input- and output-related dimensions of democratic legitimacy in her recent article. The study challenges the widespread assumption that the decision rule of ‘consensus’, whereby decisions are made by ‘tacit consent’, grants veto power to each participant.

Published Aug. 6, 2015 10:58 AM

This paper discusses decision-making by 'tacit consent' and its democratic qualities, arguing that this decision mode suffers from power asymmetries and opacity.

ARENA Working Paper 3/2015 (pdf)

Eva Krick