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Conclusion

Stephen Elstub

in Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627394
eISBN:
9780748652716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627394.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter concludes the book by accepting that there are significant barriers to a transition to deliberative and associational democracy. It notes that the arguments in the book should be seen as ... More


Institutionalising Deliberative Democracy through Secondary Associations

Stephen Elstub

in Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627394
eISBN:
9780748652716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627394.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter tries to expand upon, and provide greater detail of, the already-existing literature that connects the ideal of deliberative democracy with secondary associations. It suggests that it is ... More


Avoiding the Mischief of Factionalism

Stephen Elstub

in Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627394
eISBN:
9780748652716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627394.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter defends associational democracy against one of its most famous criticisms, Madison’s ‘mischief of factionalism’. In doing this, it clearly distinguishes the deliberative and ... More


Introduction

Stephen Elstub

in Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627394
eISBN:
9780748652716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627394.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents the argument that, in order to help solve the legitimacy problems faced by modern democracies, we should move towards a deliberative and associational democracy. There are three ... More


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