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Dr. Dilawar Khan
Mr. Imran Khan


Democratic erosion, characterized by the gradual degradation of democratic institutions, norms, and principles, has become a critical concern in contemporary political discourse. This research article aims to delve into the multifaceted nature of democratic erosion, exploring its underlying causes, identifying patterns across different contexts, and proposing potential remedies to mitigate its detrimental effects. Drawing on a comprehensive review of scholarly literature, empirical evidence, and case studies from around the world, this article provides a nuanced understanding of the complex dynamics driving democratic erosion. It examines various factors contributing to this phenomenon, including populism, polarization, institutional weaknesses, economic inequality, and external interference. Moreover, it analyzes the distinct patterns and manifestations of democratic erosion in different regions and countries, highlighting commonalities and divergences in its trajectories. Furthermore, this article evaluates existing strategies and interventions aimed at safeguarding democracy, such as institutional reforms, civic education, media literacy, and international cooperation. By synthesizing insights from diverse disciplines and perspectives, this research article offers valuable insights for policymakers, scholars, and practitioners seeking to address the challenges posed by democratic erosion and uphold democratic governance in an increasingly volatile global landscape.

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Dr. Dilawar Khan, & Mr. Imran Khan. (2024). UNRAVELING DEMOCRATIC EROSION: CAUSES, PATTERNS, AND REMEDIES (2010-2020). International Journal of Contemporary Issues in Social Sciences, 3(2), 2404–2411. Retrieved from https://ijciss.org/index.php/ijciss/article/view/969