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Arend Lijphart
DEMOCRACY IMPLIES EQUALITY BY DEFINITION


06 2010
In the very beginning of the fourth chapter of my book Patterns of Democracy, I argue the basic definition of this rather complex term, as given by Robert Dahl in his work of 1971 entitled Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition, which remains the most widely used to this day.