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The Environment Between Theory and Practice

Avner de-Shalit

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240388
eISBN:
9780191599033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

When constructing environmental policies in democratic regimes, there is a need for a theory that can be used not only by academics but also by politicians and activists. So why has the major part of ... More


Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Frank Hendriks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Vital Democracy outlines a theory of democracy in action, based on four elementary forms of democracy – pendulum, consensus, voter, and participatory democracy – that are thoroughly ... More


Democracy and the Environment: A Radical Theory of Participation

Avner de‐Shalit

in The Environment Between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240388
eISBN:
9780191599033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240388.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

What sort of democracy is more likely to sustain environment‐friendly policies? Unlike a number of recent works that have praised representative democracy as the optimal form of democracy for the ... More


Republican Democracy

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the more developed countries, democracy was liberal in the first part of the twentieth century, social-democratic in the second part, and now is in transition to republican or participative ... More


Plural Democracy: Variations on a Theme

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Democracy is defined as a political system in which citizens rule, either by themselves or through others that are elected, influenced, and controlled by the people, in a way that puts each citizen ... More


The Politics of Local Participatory Democracy In Latin America: Institutions, Actors, and Interactions

Françoise Montambeault

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795166
eISBN:
9780804796576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795166.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Participatory democracy institutional innovations aimed at bringing citizens back into local governance processes are now at the core of the international democratic development agenda. Around the ... More


Introduction

Robert E. Goodin

in Reflective Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256174
eISBN:
9780191599354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256179.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Introduces Goodin's proposed model of reflective democracy, which is fundamentally liberal democracy. It starts by situating the overall project—which is an attempt to identify deliberative ... More


Introduction

Françoise Montambeault

in The Politics of Local Participatory Democracy In Latin America: Institutions, Actors, and Interactions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795166
eISBN:
9780804796576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795166.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Introduction sets up the theoretical and empirical puzzles of the book. In Mexico and Brazil, participatory democracy reforms have been implemented as part of an emerging democratizing discourse ... More


Constituting the Polis: Participatory Accountability in Ancient Athens

Craig T. Borowiak

in Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter turns to the participatory democracy of ancient Athens to summon alternative possibilities for realizing democratic accountability in contemporary life. For the Athenians, democratic ... More


Participatory Democracy and Rational Disorganization

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As in the previous chapter, this chapter seeks to uproot entrenched intellectual obstacles to participatory democracy, this time within political theory. Lay citizens without the guidance of experts ... More


Interactive Democracy

Pierre Rosanvallon

in Democratic Legitimacy: Impartiality, Reflexivity, Proximity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149486
eISBN:
9781400838745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149486.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores recent practices of participatory democracy. A government is said to be close to its citizens if it does not stand on ceremony, if it is prepared to step down from its pedestal ... More


Opening Debate: Six Characters in Search of Democracy

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In the opening debate, the four models of democracy – central to the main text of the book – are discussed by ‘six characters in search of democracy’. The six, reunited former members of a Politics ... More


Public encounters in participatory democracy: towards communicative capacity

Koen P.R. Bartels

in Communicative Capacity: Public Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318507
eISBN:
9781447318521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318507.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the theoretical debate on participatory democracy and develops a focus on public encounters. This leads to an explanation of the theory and practice of communicative capacity and ... More


John Dewey, Participatory Democracy, and University-Community Partnerships

Robert Innes, Leigh Gilchrist, Susan Friedman, and Kristen Tompkins

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The educational philosophy of John Dewey and the contemporary constructivist learning theories that have evolved from his pragmatist perspective provide a foundation for guiding efforts to introduce ... More


Conclusion: Tocqueville vs. The Full Monty

Ben Berger

in Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144689
eISBN:
9781400840311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144689.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book has argued that civic engagement is a hopelessly confusing term and therefore should give way to political, social, and moral engagement. It has also critiqued idealistic conceptions of ... More


Public Law and Democracy in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

P. P. Craig

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256373
eISBN:
9780191681646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256373.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book has two themes. The ‘minor’ theme is that the content and direction of both constitutional and administrative law are integrally related. The ‘major’ theme is that their nature and content ... More


Communicative Capacity: Public Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Koen P.R. Bartels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318507
eISBN:
9781447318521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Participatory democracy has become an unshakable norm and widespread practice. Nowadays, public professionals and citizens regularly encounter each other in participatory practice to address shared ... More


De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Beate Kohler-Koch and Christine Quittkat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The democratic legitimacy of the European Union has become an increasingly urgent issue. In searching for a way out, academics, EU institutions and political forces advocate the involvement of civil ... More


The Limits of Local Democracy

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the limitations of local participatory democracy, focusing on how the competing definitions of community and conflicting understandings of the appropriate use of the ... More


Participatory Democracy: The Radical View

P. P. CRAIG

in Public Law and Democracy in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256373
eISBN:
9780191681646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256373.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers a radical view of participatory democracy. First, it presents two recent visions of participatory or empowered democracy, those advanced by Barber and Unger. The possibility of ... More


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