António Costa Pinto, Pedro C. Magalhães & Luís de Sousa

"Is the good polity attainable? – measuring the quality of democracy"

European Political Science


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This article introduces a discussion on defining, measuring, and assessing the quality of democracy. Providing a short overview of the papers of the Symposium, it places them within a broader context of current academic debate on various methodological, theoretical, and policy outreach dimensions of the topic.

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