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Representation and Representativeness

John Parkinson

in Deliberating in the Real World: Problems of Legitimacy in Deliberative Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199291113
eISBN:
9780191604133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019929111X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the ideas of representation, the first broad solution to the legitimacy problems in deliberative democracy. It considers the nature, strengths, and weaknesses of three different ... More


Mini-Publics and Their Macro Consequences

John S. Dryzek and Simon Niemeyer

in Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199562947
eISBN:
9780191595042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562947.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Citizen forums are important elements of any agenda for deliberative democratization. These mini-publics are potential components of deliberative governance, and sources of lessons about what ... More


Civic Patron as Ideal Citizen: The Cult of Pier “Pettinaio” of Siena

Mary Harvey Doyno

in The Lay Saint: Charity and Charismatic Authority in Medieval Italy, 1150-1350

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740206
eISBN:
9781501740213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740206.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses the cult of Pier “Pettinaio” or Pier “the comb-maker” of Siena. Pier lived in Siena until his death in 1289, earning first a pious, and then a saintly reputation for his ... More


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