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About .David Owen

David Owen is Professor of Social & Political Philosophy within Social Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Articles by .David Owen

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Breaking the impasse: how to avoid a Labour split

A Labour split would be disastrous. But the party can avoid this if it learns from the republicanism of Machiavelli.

Who are ‘the People’ in a People’s Constitutional Convention?

Citizens must be included, of course, but what of non-resident citizens, or resident non-citizens, or non-resident non-citizens, or even the unborn?

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