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Random selection in politics

Author: Lyn Carson; Brian Martin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
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How might the entire citizenry of a country make the decisions that affect them? Carson and Martin provide the first accessible and comprehensive overview of random selection as a possible process for transforming our modern political systems. Building on the theoretical work of the likes of John Burnheim and Fred Emery and drawing on their own work with social action groups, they outline a set of methods that go  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carson, Lyn, 1949-
Random selection in politics.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(DLC) 99015399
(OCoLC)41184996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lyn Carson; Brian Martin
ISBN: 0313028699 9780313028694
OCLC Number: 55685261
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Random Selection in Decision Making; 3. Direct Democracy; 4. Citizen Participation without Random Selection; 5. Citizen Participation with Random Selection: The Early Days; 6. Citizen Participation with Random Selection: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; 7. Sortition Futures; 8. Strategies; Appendix: Examples of Citizen Participation; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lyn Carson and Brian Martin.

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