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Introduction

Robert E. Goodin

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In recent years, democratic theory has taken a ‘deliberative’ turn. Deliberative democrats tell us, most fundamentally, that we should shun merely adding up votes in favour of talking together. What ... More


Making use of mini‐publics

Robert E. Goodin and John S. Dryzek

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Democratic theorists often place deliberative innovations such as Citizen's Juries, Consensus Conferences, Planning Cells, and Deliberative Polls at the centre of their hopes for deliberative ... More


Secularizing Conscience in Milton's Republican Community

Lana Cable

in Milton and Toleration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199295937
eISBN:
9780191712210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295937.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores ambiguities and contradictions in the thinking of Milton and other republicans, whose ideas about toleration came into conflict with their demands for freedom of conscience. ... More


Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores the practical and conceptual implications of the de facto necessity of consensus for development of international environmental law. Juristic democracy emphasizes the role of the ... More


Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

George Vasilev

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses the conceptual and practical challenges surrounding the promotion of solidarity in divided societies. It brings together the normative insights of political theory and the ... More


This Is What Democracy Looks Like?

Josh Lerner

in Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456657
eISBN:
9780801456060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456657.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how US citizens love democracy in theory but hate it in practice. The problem is not with democracy as a concept. In practice, invitations into public life often amount to ... More


Democracy When the People Are Thinking: Revitalizing Our Politics Through Public Deliberation

James S. Fishkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198820291
eISBN:
9780191860188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820291.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democracy requires a connection to the “will of the people.” What does that mean in a world of “fake news,” relentless advocacy, dialogue mostly among the like-minded, and massive spending to ... More


Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Anne Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this book, Anne Newman addresses urgent moral and policy questions about educational justice in a democratic society. She focuses on two questions that arise at the intersection of political ... More


Introduction: The Politics of Experiment

J. Benjamin Hurlbut

in Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179546
eISBN:
9780231542913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179546.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The introduction introduces the topic and central argument of the book: that at the heart of the human embryo research debates was the question of how the public should reason together about a domain ... More


The Legacy of Experiment

J. Benjamin Hurlbut

in Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179546
eISBN:
9780231542913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179546.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Chapter 8 concludes by reflecting upon the scientific and political developments that ended the stem cell controversy of the 2000s. It argues that the most lasting consequences of this political ... More


Democratic Deliberation and the Ethical Review of Human Subjects Research

Govind Persad

in Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027465
eISBN:
9780262320825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027465.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter explains the concept of democratic deliberation and considers its implications for ethical review of human subjects research. Democratic deliberation is an ethical principle relatively ... More


Mapping and Developing Consensus for Global Environmental Governance

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The linkages between society and the human environment generate normative challenges across at least three distinct dimensions: distribution and social equity, arrangements to institutionalize policy ... More


Legislation by Consensus: The Potential of International Law in Global Environmental Governance

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Existing international law consists of a collection of agreements that represent the will and consent of nation-states with respect to the rules governing their relationships. Although international ... More


The Citizen Jury as a Deliberative Forum: Juries as Instruments of Democracy

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Deliberative panels are commonly criticized as both too subject to irrationality and excessively rational, and as producing substantively inferior results compared with more elite decision making. ... More


Consensus, Consensual Federalism, and Juristic Democracy: A Governance System for Earth Systems

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Both Westphalian nation-state sovereignty and majoritarian democracy are conceptual models and languages of discourse whose uncritical acceptance constrains the way the world is understood, blinding ... More


Introduction

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s argument for a right to education and how that right can be realized through democratic activism. The introduction first notes how rights discourse ... More


Education Policy Making in the Shadow of an Enduring Democratic Dilemma

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter begins to advance the book’s main argument: that we should regard the education that prepares individuals for equal citizenship as a fundamental right that is shielded from majoritarian ... More


The Shape of a Right to Education

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter addresses the question: If we should treat education as a preconditional right to enable fair deliberative decision-making, what should this right include? Rights claims have become ... More


Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth: A Case Study in Community Organizing

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In Chapter 5, I examine rights claims that are expressed and pursued outside courtrooms through a case study of a leading community organization, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth in San ... More


Social media and political participation: BBC World Service and the Arabic Spring

Marie Gillespie, Nesrine Abdel Sattar, and Mina Lami

in Political (dis)engagement: The changing nature of the 'political'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317012
eISBN:
9781447317036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317012.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter is based on the integration of social media in an interactive TV political debate programme broadcast daily by the BBC Arabic Service called Nuqtat Hewar (NH). Our argument is that the ... More


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