“Democracy refers to a specific form of government. Legitimacy is whether a government of any form is accepted by its citizens as having the authority to govern…Democracy cannot exist without legitimacy.”
Professor Schmidt discussed why she wrote her new book, set out its main arguments, and reflected on its implications for the current coronavirus crisis.
Lori discussed the key findings of her book and addressed questions it raised, such as: how and why are certain groups neither fully included nor simply expelled by a state?
During three recent book talks, Professor Schmidt presented the key arguments of her new book and considered the implications for an EU in crisis.
Professor Miller discussed the need to understand rising powers in the context of historical rising powers which display certain patterns of behavior.
“Legitimacy is a prism that allows evaluating what happened in the field of political economy, politics and governance procedures…the crisis in the ‘eurozone’ was one of political, economic and governance legitimacy.”
Professor Lori discussed Offshore Citizens, which explains how and why some minorities are neither fully included nor simply expelled by a state
Professor Schmidt discussed her new book and how it evaluates the EU’s government procedures following the Eurozone Crisis.
Brulé discusses what motivated her research and the key findings her book Women, Power, and Property: the Paradox of Gender Equality Laws in India.
Professor Schmidt discussed the different measures of governing legitimacy and how she applied in analyzing the Eurozone Crisis.
Professor Lori discussed her latest book, which explores the forces shaping citizenship policy in the United Arab Emirates.
Prof. Jayita Sarkar presented research from her first book manuscript, Ploughshares and Swords: A Global History of India’s Nuclear Program.