The 30th Anniversary Freedom House Survey: Modern Democracy as a System of Separations

Issue Date January 2003
Volume 14
Issue 1
Page Numbers 114-125
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The “system of separations” is a historic achievement that must be defended even against normatively “purer” understandings of democracy.

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Pierre Manent is director of studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

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