Sustainable Prosperity and Democracy A Research Agenda

Tags: sustainability | sustainable development | transition | Sustainable Prosperity | politics | Authoritarianism | Democracy

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As environmental crises become ever more severe, calls for authoritarian solutions are reappearing: Democracy, so the argument goes, has proven to be too slow to respond to urgent threats. In this paper, Marit Hammond and Graham Smith respond to this charge by revisiting the role of democracy within a transition to sustainable prosperity.