Richard Youngs

Richard Youngs is a senior fellow in the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program at Carnegie Europe, and co-founder of the European Democracy Hub.

October 2015, Volume 26, Issue 4

Exploring “Non-Western Democracy”

Often called for but seldom defined with any precision, “non-Western democracy” could end up giving cover to authoritarianism, but also could allow potentially useful democratic innovations to be tried and tested.