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Democracy when the people are thinking : revitalizing our politics through public deliberation

Author: James S Fishkin; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition, impression: 5View all editions and formats

This book draws on practical experiments around the world to show how democracy can make a better connection to citizen voices in a scientifically based, thoughtful way.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Fishkin; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198820291 0198820291
OCLC Number: 1084545191
Description: X, [2], 259 stron ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: Introduction 1. Party Competition and Its Limits 2. Deliberation and ReformPart II: Can the People Rule? 1. Four Criteria for Popular Control 2. Four Forms of Democracy 3. Popular Control in Competitive Democracies 4: Is There Democracy for 'Realists'? 5. Manipulation 6. Elite Deliberation and Popular Control: Madison's Filter 7. Participatory Democracy and Democratic Control: From Town Meetings to Referenda 8. Reflections on the Athenian CasePart III: Making Deliberation Practical 1. Designing Deliberative Democracy James S. Fishkin, Thad Kousser, Robert C. Luskin, and Alice Siu: 2. Deliberative Agenda Setting: California In One Room 3. Mongolia: Deliberative Participatory Budgeting James S. Fishkin, Roy William Mayega, Lynn Atuyambe, Nathan Tumuhamye, Julius Ssentongo, Alice Siu and William Bazeyo: 4. Applying Deliberative Democracy in Africa: Uganda's First Deliberative Polls James S Fishkin, Robert C. Luskin and Alice Siu: 5. Deliberating European WidePart IV: Re-imagining Democratic Possibilities 1. Designs for Deliberation: Where and How? 2. It Works in Practice, But Does It Work in Theory? 3. From Thought Experiments to Real Experiments: Reflections on Rawls and Habermas 4. Deliberative Democracy and Candidate Selection 5. Texas: Connecting Public Deliberation to Policy Elites 6. Connecting Deliberative Designs to Participatory Democracy 7. Deliberating Before Ballot Propositions: Reflecting on the 'Australian Republic' 8. Japan: Deliberation for Hard Choices 9. Deliberation Day 10. Connecting Deliberative Democracy to Constitutional Change 11. Speculating on New Institutions 12. Mongolia Deliberates for Constitutional Change 13. 'Deliberative Authoritarianism'? 14. 'Deliberative Systems' and Popular Control 15. Toward Collective Self-Rule Appendix
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