This is intended to be a collaborative resource that pools existing expertise concerning democratic decay and democratic renewal. You can get involved in a variety of ways:


Become a PROJECT Partner

Partnership is aimed at organisational affiliation by research centres, research networks, academic blogs, policy bodies and other organisations. If you think this resource is useful, and wish to support its development, fill out the form in the Partners section. Alternatively, contact DEM-DEC Director Tom Daly informally at and we can discuss possible partnership. The baseline for partnership is simply provision of 'moral support' and assistance with publicising the resource. Partnership may also take a variety of other forms (e.g. funding, joint projects), as mutually agreed. 


Suggest AddITIONS

This resource is designed to expand over time. Feel free to suggest or send any additions, particularly to the Concept Index, Research, and Teaching sections. Please use a Feedback Form, where supplied. Otherwise, e-mail us at


Suggest Amendments

Do you disagree with a concept description? Think the resource could be reorganised? We want to hear from you! Simply e-mail


get added to the EXPERTS section

The Experts Database currently provides relatively short lists of experts in a variety of academic and policy fields. If you wish to be added to the list, please fill out the form at the start of the Experts Database section. In order to keep the list manageable and useful, please do not seek addition unless analysis of democratic decay or re-thinking democracy forms a significant (or, ideally, central) part of your research.

To suggest another expert for addition, please e-mail



The Teaching section aims to provide a range of teaching resources from public lawyers and others teaching courses on democratic decay and renewal.  Feel free to send your teaching resources to for upload in the Teaching section. 



Have your conference, workshop or any other event concerning democratic decay and renewal featured in the Events section by filling out the form below.

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Join as a Website EDITOR

Maintaining a resource like this requires significant time and effort. We are looking for volunteer website editors, ideally early career scholars - including JD, Master and Ph.D scholars - who can assist with updating and managing the website. 

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