The Fourth Quadrant

For the purpose of classifying forms of social organization, one can map them onto a two-axis coordinate system that divides space into four quadrants, as follows:

Participatory democracies, which are designed to simultaneously optimize the 'autonomy' of the individual and the 'interdependence' of individuals, belong in quadrant four.

See "The New Frontier in Democratic Theory and Practice: Organizational Forms that Simultaneously Optimize Autonomy & Community",