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Deliberative Democracy

Essays on Reason and Politics

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Representative government and,
  • Representative government and representation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames Bohman (Editor), William Rehg (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9882435M
    ISBN 100262024349
    ISBN 109780262024341

    Deliberative democracy is a normative project grounded in political theory; but it is also home to a large volume of empirical social science research. So what have we learned about deliberative democracy, its value, and its weaknesses? This essay surveys the field by discussing twelve key findings that conceptual analysis, logic, empirical study, normative theorizing, and the . In this important and wide-ranging book, a leading political theorist and activist considers the question: What justifies democracy? Carlos Santiago Nino critically examines answers others have given and then develops his own distinctive theory of democracy, emphasizing its deliberative character.


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This book provides an ideal starting point in understanding the core concepts of deliberative democracy. It is the first text to offer a systematic introduction to the theories and debates in the field and to combine this with a detailed critique of both the theory and the practice of deliberative by: "Deliberative Democracy is a timely book by an excellent group of scholars that examines an issue of major political importance: the merits of decision making by deliberation.

Everyone interested in democratic theory and practice should read this far-ranging, thoughtful, and provocative collection." Amy Gutmann, Princeton University/5(2). Deliberative Democracy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

It is sometimes assumed that voting is the central mechanism for po /5. The Deliberative Democracy Handbook is a terrific resource for democratic practitioners and theorists alike.

It combines rich case material from many cities and types of institutional settings with careful reflection on core principles. It generates hope for a renewed democracy, tempered with critical scholarship and political realism/5.

Deliberative democracy has been the main game in contemporary political theory for two decades and has grown enormously in size and importance in political science and many other disciplines, and in political practice.

The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy takes stock of deliberative democracy as a research field, as well as exploring and creating links. It is sometimes assumed that voting is the central mechanism for political decision-making. The contributors to this volume focus on an alternative mechanism, that is decision by discussion or deliberation.

The original contributions include case studies based on historical and current instances of deliberative democracy. Deliberative democracy can be seen as a part of the agenda of deepening democracy, wherein the public deliberation of citizens forms the basis of legitimate decision-making, with the people participating directly in the deliberations or making of decisions that affect them.

"This book lays out, defends, and applies Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson's theory of deliberative democracy. Accessible and yet rigorous, each chapter starts from and articulates the authors' view of the subject while taking that view to new places.

This book considers how the relationship between deliberative democracy and power takes shape in three aspects of the study of deliberative democracy, including norms, forums, and systems, to argue that deliberative power has an ambivalent character, able to both curb and perpetuate coercive power.

Discourse and democracy. Jürgen Habermas refers to his democratic theory as a “discourse theory of democracy”. He starts from the idea that politics allows people to organize their lives together and decide what common rules they will live by.

To do this, it must accord a prominent place to political argumentation and justification. The past few years have seen a remarkable ferment in the theory of democracy. Deliberative Democracy and Beyond is a critical tour through recent democratic theory.

Elster’s essay brings out two key elements in the deliberative con- ception of democracy: that political deliberation requires citizens to go beyond private self-interest of the “market” and orient themselves to public interests of the “forum”; and that deliberation from this civic standpoint is defensible only if it improves political decision making, especially with regard to achieving.

Deliberative democracy or discursive democracy is a form of democracy in which deliberation is central to decision-making.

It adopts elements of both consensus decision-making and majority rule. Deliberative democracy differs from traditional democratic theory in that authentic deliberation, not mere voting, is the primary source of legitimacy for the law.

While deliberative democracy is generally seen as some form of an amalgam of representative democracy and direct democracy. Deliberative Democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest.

In this book a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround the theory and practice of deliberative democracy.

Deliberative Democracy: Essays on Reason and Politics. Ideals of democratic participation and rational self-government have long informed modern political theory. As a 5/5(1). Author(s) Summary. Ideals of democratic participation and rational self-government have long informed modern political theory.

As a recent elaboration of these ideals, the concept of deliberative democracy is based on the principle that legitimate democracy issues from the public deliberation of citizens.

Deliberative democracy, school of thought in political theory that claims that political decisions should be the product of fair and reasonable discussion and debate among citizens. In deliberation, citizens exchange arguments and consider different claims that are designed to secure the public good.

Through this conversation, citizens can come to an agreement about. Deliberative democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest.

In this book, a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround the theory and practice of deliberative : Stephen Elstub. If deliberative democracy really is to be the saviour, however, there are a number of vital issues that still need to be addressed and resolved.

This book will consider these key issues facing deliberative democracy today, in theory by drawing on evidence from relevant cases.

Designing Deliberative Democracy provides a very rich account of the process from the perspective of the participants, the general public and democratic theory. This book presents convincing evidence of the quality of the CA's deliberations and draws out the important implications for our theories of deliberative democracy."/5(2).

Debating Deliberative Democracy explores the nature and value of deliberation, the feasibility and desirability of consensus on contentious issues, the implications of institutional complexity and cultural diversity for democratic decision making, and the significance of voting and majority rule in deliberative arrangements.

Book Description Deliberative democracy is an approach to democracy that requires collective decision-making to be preceded by reasoned, inclusive, and respectful debate for it to be legitimate.

It has become an increasingly dominant approach to. Deliberative democracy emphasises information processing (meaning/sense-making) as much as information exchange (communication of information), and encourages people to critically test, weigh up and grapple with a a range of perspectives, inputs and evidence.

"Deliberative Democracy is a timely book by an excellent group of scholars that examines an issue of major political importance: the merits of decision making by deliberation. Everyone interested in democratic theory and practice should read this far-ranging, thoughtful, and provocative collection." Amy Gutmann, Princeton UniversityPrice: $   Deliberative Democracy by James Bohman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(18).

The Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC) is an alliance of leading organizations and scholars working in the field of public engagement, participation, and deliberation. Contact us at [email protected] What distinguishes deliberative democracy is the way in which communication (or deliberation) ideally takes place and the way that citizens encounter it.

The early days of deliberative democracy saw deliberation couched in terms of a very specific form of rational argument in favour of the common good (public reason). The most widely debated conception of democracy in recent years is deliberative democracy--the idea that citizens or their representatives owe each other mutually acceptable reasons for the laws they enact.

Two prominent voices in the ongoing discussion are Cited by: Deliberative democracy or discursive democracy is a form of democracy in which deliberation is central to adopts elements of both consensus decision-making and majority rative democracy differs from traditional democratic theory in that authentic deliberation, not mere voting, is the primary source of legitimacy for the law.

In this important and wide-ranging book, a leading political theorist and activist considers the question: What justifies democracy. Carlos Santiago Nino critically examines answers others have given and then develops his own distinctive theory of democracy, emphasizing its deliberative character.

Deliberative Democracy and Beyond takes a critical tour through recent democratic theory, beginning with the deliberative turn that occurred around The essence of this turn is that democratic legitimacy is to be found in authentic deliberation among those affected by a collective decision.

While the deliberative turn was initially a challenge to established institutions and. Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy.

Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely. What Is Deliberative Democracy. Most fundamentally, deliberative democracy affirms the need to jus-tify decisions made by citizens and their representatives. Both are ex-pected to justify the laws they would impose on one another.

In a democracy, leaders should therefore give reasons for their decisions,File Size: KB. Some of the best deliberative approaches are ‘commissioned’ by representative bodies which then weigh up the deliberative evidence before voting or holding referenda on the issues in hand but what seems to be missing from contemporary understanding in the UK debate is the vital role that deliberative democracy could play.

"Deliberative democracy is a key focus of research in contemporary democratic theory. This important new text is the first to provide a systematic and accessible introduction to the main theories and debates in the field and in addition offers a detailed critical assessment of both the theory and practice of deliberative democracy" It is sometimes assumed that voting is the central mechanism for political decision-making.

The contributors to this volume focus on an alternative mechanism, that is decision by discussion or deliberation. The original contributions include case studies based on historical and current instances of deliberative democracy, normative discussion of. CMU, City Officials Write the Book on Deliberative Democracy.

If the results of the contentious presidential election have taught us anything, it’s that people on both sides of the aisle want to be heard. Through deliberative democracy, ordinary citizens are empowered to play an active role in policy decisions.

Deliberative Democracy is a recipe for docility masquerading as a formula for activism. Deliberative Democracy aims to pacify citizens, not leash politicians. Being permitted to talk about politics is no substitute for being free.

Dignifying the political process is one of the worst evils of the Deliberative-Democracy proponents. Our PhD student Jane Alver talks to Nicole Curato and Marit Hammond, authors of the book Power in Deliberative Democracy: Norms, Forums, System.

Jane asks Nicole and Marit about the book's. Accordingly, this book exercises institutional imagination; it offers a reform proposal to begin the conversation about how we can better design our political institutions to conform to the aspirations of deliberative democracy, since the literature has.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.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 the value of citizens' participation against conceptions that threaten to undermine it. The book critically analyzes deep pluralist, epistocratic, and lottocratic conceptions of democracy.Democracy is the subject term of both electoral democracy and deliberative democracy as well as the core idea of democratic concept based on “the rule of the majority.” It is an important way, means, and form for mankind directly or indirectly to manage the state, govern the society, and realize self-value.