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|Other authors / contributors:||Elstub, Stephen.|
|Notes:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
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|Summary:||Deliberative Democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest. In this book a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround the theory and practice of deliberative democracy. The problems faced by deliberative democracy are outlined in the context of the available empirical evidence, solutions are surveyed, and new and innovative ideas are proposed to resolve these issues. Each chapter takes a key issue as its focus: Conflict ́⁰Ø Inequality ́⁰Ø Expertise ́⁰Ø Interests ́⁰Ø Pluralism ́⁰Ø Citizens' Psychological Attributes ́⁰Ø Scale ́⁰Ø Public Openness ́⁰Ø The Public Sphere ́⁰Ø Minipublics Key Features. Makes a profound contribution to the development of deliberative democracy in theory and practice Weighs in on the ongoing, and increasingly urgent, debates about the meaning, desirability and practicality of deliberative democracy The contributors have all written widely about deliberative democracy|
|Other form:||Print version: Deliberative democracy 9780748643493|