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Demokratie in der Krise? Zur Qualität der US-amerikanischen Demokratie

  • Markus B. SiewertEmail author
  • Claudius Wagemann
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Zusammenfassung

Dieser Beitrag analysiert die Ausgestaltung und Funktionsweise zentraler Elemente der US-amerikanischen Demokratie. Angesichts der aktuellen innen- und außenpolitischen Herausforderungen wird gefragt, ob und inwieweit die vielfältigen Krisenkonstellationen der jüngsten Vergangenheit die Qualität der Demokratie in den USA beeinträchtigt haben. Dabei wird aufgezeigt, wie sich unterschiedliche Krisenphänomene im Systemkontext der amerikanischen Politik und Gesellschaft niederschlagen.

Schlüsselwörter

Demokratie Demokratiequalität Krisenphänomene (Dys)Funktionalität Politikwandel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Goethe-Universität FrankfurtFrankfurtDeutschland
  2. 2.FB 03 GesellschaftswissenschaftenUniversität FrankfurtFrankfurt am MainDeutschland

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