On the Dark Side of Democracy The Deviation from Democratic Principles and the Failure of Creating Common Consensus

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Phao Nawakul


This article wants to present the dark sides of democracy. The 4 books are raised for reflection this scenario: Size and Democracy, the End of History, Violent Democracy, and the Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing. The bright side of representative democracy which is seen as the new innovation that makes the old world democracy useless. As time passed, some scholars see that in some cases of the democratic regime it may be concealed by violent approaches. This article attempts to reveal the failure of creating common consensus in society. The anger has finally made an effort to deviate from democratic principles on behalf of protecting democracy.


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Nawakul, P. (2020). On the Dark Side of Democracy: The Deviation from Democratic Principles and the Failure of Creating Common Consensus . Journal of Human Rights and Peace Studies, 6(1), 107-130. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/HRPS/article/view/242864
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Phao Nawakul, Sc Place Apartment, Room 608, 19/17, M.2, Rangsit-Nakhonnayok Road, Bungyeetho, Thanya Buri, Pathum Thani, 12130, Thailand


-Lecturer in Politics and Government, Faculty of Public Administration, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand

Educational Background

-Master Degree in Politics and Government, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand

-Bachelor of Science Program in Cooperative Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Thailand


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