By Marc Bühlmann,Jan Fivaz

In an awesome democracy, representatives might fullyyt replicate voters’ perspectives, personal tastes and needs of their legislative paintings. even though, real-life democracies don't meet this perfect and voters’ coverage personal tastes and priorities are reflected purely inadequately.

This booklet offers new insights on political illustration. it's guided by means of 3 questions:

  • what roles may still representatives play?

  • Who is really or could be represented?

  • How are the representatives (or how may still they be) attached with the represented?

Containing contributions from the views of political thought and philosophy, in addition to quantitative empirical stories, the amount demonstrates the necessity to adapt those verified inquiries to new political realities.

This textual content can be of key curiosity to students and scholars of political illustration and events, political conception, democratic conception, political philosophy and comparative politics.

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