When the political scientist Peter Mair died suddenly in 2011, he left his final book unfinished: Ruling the Void, an account of the “hollowing out” of European democracies after years of capitalist offensive. The volume, published posthumously in 2013, documents a dramatic rise in voter abstention and election volatility in nearly every democracy in Europe. […]
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