Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2013 Edition
| Editors: Elias G. Carayannis

Quality of Democracy and Innovation

  • David F. J. CampbellEmail author
  • Elias G. Carayannis
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3858-8_509


The Conceptual Definition of Democracy and of the Quality of Democracy

How can democracy and the quality of democracy be conceptualized? Such a (theoretically justified) conceptualization is necessary in order for democracy and the quality of democracy to be subjected to a democracy measurement, whereby democracy measurement, in this case, can be examined along the lines of conceptually defining democracy (thus democracy measurement is also to be utilized to improve the theory of democracy) (see Campbell 2012). Hans-Joachim Lauth ( 2004, pp....
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (IFF), Institute of Science Communication and Higher Education ResearchAlpen–Adria–University KlagenfurtViennaAustria
  2. 2.University of Applied ArtsViennaAustria
  3. 3.Department of Information Systems & Technology Management, School of BusinessThe George Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA