Guest
Paulina Ochoa Espejo, Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Episode: February 1, 2012

18:58

Professor Ochoa specializes in contemporary political theory and the history of political thought. We talk with her about her new book, The Time of Popular Sovereignty: Process and the Democratic State. In it, she offers a new theory of democratic peoplehood, laying the foundations for a new theory of democratic legitimacy.

Learn more about Paulina Ochoa Espejo.