Daniele Conversi (Basque Country): Majoritarian Democracy and Globalization Versus Ethnic Diversity? Nicholas Sambanis (Yale) and Moses Shayo (HUJ): Social Identification and Ethnic Conflict. Patrick Giddy (Kwazulu-Natal): More Than Tolerance: Ethics for a Multicultural Society. From Living Reviews in Democracy, Antoinette Scherz (Zurich): The Legitimacy of the Demos: Who Should Be Included in the Demos and on What Grounds?; Marc Helbling (WZB): Nationalism and Democracy: Competing or Complementary Logics? David J. Arkush (Harvard): Direct Republicanism in the Administrative Process. Robert Talisse interviews Philip Pettit, author of On The People’s Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy. The introduction to The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency by John A. Hall. Sibyl A Schwarzenbach is the funky philosopher of civic friendship.

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