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Chapter 3

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Using the discussion of the gendered nature of institutions, such as political parties developed in Part One, as its starting point, Part Three concentrates on the electoral arena. To determine the ... More


The Idea of Sortition

Peter Stone

in The Luck of the Draw: The Role of Lotteries in Decision Making

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199756100
eISBN:
9780199895120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756100.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The most common practical use of lotteries in decision-making concerns the allocation of goods, that is, the domain of justice. The second most common use concerns the assignment of responsibilities, ... More


First Mechanism of Democratic Reason: Inclusive Deliberation

Hélène Landemore

in Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter stresses that deliberation is best designed for problem solving, in which cognitive diversity turns out to be more crucial than individual ability. Because deliberation allows the ... More


Lottocratic Conceptions of Deliberative Democracy

Cristina Lafont

in Democracy without Shortcuts: A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848189
eISBN:
9780191882746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848189.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes “lottocratic” conceptions of deliberative democracy. Their defenders put their democratic hopes on the generalized use of deliberative minipublics such as citizens’ juries, ... More


Democratizing Against the Grain

Anne Phillips

in Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829621
eISBN:
9780191868146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829621.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Equality in representation and decision-making is crucial to gender equality; it can also help address concerns about cultural bias in the framing of supposedly universal rights. Yet achieving this ... More


Youth Quotas, Diversity, and Long-Termism: Can Young People Act as Proxies for Future Generations?

Juliana Bidadanure

in Institutions For Future Generations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Young people are often referred to as guardians of the future or ‘trustees of posterity’—as Disraeli claimed in 1845. We may thus want to consider whether empowering the young politically can be a ... More


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