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The institutions of a legitimate deliberative democracy

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.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the criteria for a legitimate deliberative democracy and assesses the different deliberative democratic models against those criteria. It points out that no single process can ... More


Democracy without Shortcuts: A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy

Cristina Lafont

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848189
eISBN:
9780191882746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book articulates a participatory conception of deliberative democracy that takes the democratic ideal of self-government seriously. It aims to improve citizens’ democratic control and vindicate ... More


Mapping and Measuring Deliberation: Towards a New Deliberative Quality

André Bächtiger and John Parkinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199672196
eISBN:
9780191872624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672196.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Deliberative democracy has challenged two widely accepted nostrums about democratic politics: that people lack the capacities for effective self-government; and that democratic procedures are ... 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


Lottocratic Institutions from a Participatory Perspective

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/9780198848189.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores how we might institutionalize deliberative minipublics in order to serve genuinely democratic goals. In contrast to empowered uses of minipublics that would bypass the ... More


Dissecting the Micro-Deliberative Approach

André Bächtiger and John Parkinson

in Mapping and Measuring Deliberation: Towards a New Deliberative Quality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199672196
eISBN:
9780191872624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672196.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter three distils lessons about deliberation from two decades of standard, quantitative political science methods in two contexts: deliberative minipublics and parliaments. The discussion reveals ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Deliberative Society

André Bächtiger and John Parkinson

in Mapping and Measuring Deliberation: Towards a New Deliberative Quality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199672196
eISBN:
9780191872624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672196.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book concludes with a call to repoliticize deliberative democracy by moving away from an exclusive focus on ‘safe havens’ like minipublics, or environments in which administrative imperatives ... More


Conclusion: What’s Possible?

John Gastil and Katherine R. Knobloch

in Hope for Democracy: How Citizens Can Bring Reason Back into Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190084523
eISBN:
9780190084561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084523.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

The book’s conclusion details how the Citizen’s Initiative Review (CIR) exemplifies the possibility for democratic reform. This chapter draws on the stories of several deliberative reforms to ... More


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