The Frontiers of Democracy bargains a accomplished exam of regulations at the vote in democracies this day. For the 1st time, the explanations for with the exception of humans (prisoners, little ones, intellectually disabled, non-citizens) from the suffrage in modern societies is severely tested from the perspective of democratic idea.
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