The Paradox of the Parties.
A Contribution to Defining the Relationship Between Democracy and Political Parties
Jus Publicum 244, Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck, 2015. XV, 286 Pages. 79 € (ref.: Habil., University of Münster, December 2014)
About the Book
- Karpen, Book Review, Die Öffentliche Verwaltung (DöV) 2016, pp. 432-434
In the Media
- Towfigh, Making the Parties more disposable, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Nr. 204 from September 3rd 2015, Pg. 8
- Robers, “Parties distort community will.” Democracy without Parties: WWU Lawyer triggers debate und “Party Democracy has outlived itself” – Emanuel Towfigh pleads for the further development of the democratic order in his excellent habilitation (Interview), wissen|leben newspaper of the Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster) from July 8th 2015 (Volume 9, Nr. 5), p. 1 and p. 3