Democrazia e diritti umani
What emerges in any consideration of globalization – despite the style of analysis one might adopt – is its compromising effect on the Nation States capacity of democratic self-rule. Indeed, the shift of competences from the national to the supranational level implies the weakening of the very democratic mechanism according to which any acting of a society is defined as following from its citizens’ will. The main thesis of this article is that a way out of this predicament can be traced exactly in the very idea of human rights as the only conceptual and empirical assumption capable of reviving democracy in a post-national scenario.
Biasetti Pierfrancesco, Menga Ferdinando G (2014). Human rights in a plural ethical framework. Metodo 2 (1).
Greblo Edoardo (2014). Democrazia e diritti umani. Metodo 2 (1), pp. 73-96.