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The Uneasy Alliance of Group Representation and Deliberative Democracy

Melissa S. Williams

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

One of the central aims of deliberative theory is to redeem the ideal of impartiality by defining political processes in a manner that avoids bias against valid social interests. The first section of ... More


Transformative Learning Through Deliberation: Social Assumptions and the Tacit Dimension *

Frank Fischer

in Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter takes up an essential contention of deliberative democracy, namely the idea that citizens can improve their communicative competencies in ways that lead to self-transformative learning. ... More


Constitutional Courts and Deliberative Democracy

Conrado Hübner Mendes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670451
eISBN:
9780191749636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670451.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contemporary democracies have granted an expansive amount of power to unelected judges that sit in constitutional or supreme courts. This power shift has never been easily squared with the ... More


Listening and Responding to Criticisms of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Loren Collingwood and Justin Reedy

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines the criticisms leveled against deliberative citizen engagement. It analyzes the merits of those censures and presents counterarguments that deliberation advocates present. ... More


Framing the Substantive Issue in Constitutional Referendums

Stephen Tierney

in Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592791
eISBN:
9780191741067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592791.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Referendums are criticized not just for obvious process defects but also on the basis that the subject matter is open to manipulation, which makes it difficult, if not impossible, to put a fair ... 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


Subjective Theories

Derek Parfit

in On What Matters: Volume One

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199572809
eISBN:
9780191809873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199572809.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter deals with subjective theories, which appeal to facts about our present desires, aims, and choices. On the simplest subjective theory, which we can call the desire-based theory, we have ... More


The Purposes and Techniques of Voice: Prospects for Continuity and Change

Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz

in Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199683130
eISBN:
9780191763199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683130.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the purposes of workplace voice and their implication for assessment of techniques used to promote voice. In so doing, we address the significance of identities, institutions, ... 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


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