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Full of sound and fury: is Westminster’s e-petitioning system good for democracy?

Girvin, Carys (2018) Full of sound and fury: is Westminster’s e-petitioning system good for democracy? Democratic Audit Blog (19 Nov 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Online petitions to Parliament have become a ubiquitous part of political campaigning. However, writes Carys Girvin, as the UK system is currently designed, without mechanisms for real public deliberation, they can be crude tools that fail to enhance participatory forms of democratic decision-making. Examples from Germany and Finland suggest possible improvements.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 28 May 2021 13:30
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2021 23:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109760

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