This paper argues that welcoming attitudes to the rise of the unelected are misguided because they undervalue the systemic importance of elected bodies for a proper functioning of the SoP. The paper argues that parliament is a normatively critical site for law-making for constitutional democracy; ad that is necessary to theorize the separation of powers with an eye to the broader context of normative political theory. This, contrary to much recent scholarship, requires a defence of the usefulness of the traditional tripartite model.
Our next Annual Conference will take place from July 6-9, 2021. It will be held in a completely novel way as a fully online Conference: ICON•S Mundo. Stay tuned.
The Call for Papers for ICON•S Mundo is now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of May.
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