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Making Deliberation Practical

James S. Fishkin

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198820291
eISBN:
9780191860188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820291.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Eight criteria are discussed for microcosms or mini-publics that can offer input to policy. These include demographic and attitudinal representativeness, sample size, the opportunity to engage policy ... More


Networked Deliberation across Political Difference

Ana Tanasoca

in Deliberation Naturalized: Improving Real Existing Deliberative Democracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198851479
eISBN:
9780191886089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851479.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 7 explores one important obstacle to informal networked deliberation: polarization. If citizens exclude differently-minded people from their networks or refuse to deliberate with them on ... More


Change is Hard but Not Impossible

Brian F. Harrison

in A Change is Gonna Come: How to Have Effective Political Conversations in a Divided America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190939557
eISBN:
9780190939588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939557.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 7 summarizes the main points of the book and reiterates concrete, actionable steps to encourage rational and clear thinking when it comes to political discussion. It also reflects on the ... More


Can Voters Deliberate?

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/9780190084523.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Deliberative processes generally result in increased issue-specific knowledge for participants and can lead to opinion change as a result. The question asked in chapter 9 is: Does this translate into ... More


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