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Lend us your ears: fixing the crisis of legitimacy in politics

Mansbridge, Jane and Taylor, Ros (2017) Lend us your ears: fixing the crisis of legitimacy in politics. Democratic Audit UK (05 Jun 2017). Website.

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A crisis in legitimacy afflicts British and American politics. Voters complain their voices go unheard. Democratic Audit editor Ros Taylor asks Harvard democracy professor Jane Mansbridge how politicians about why, in a society where new channels of communication are opening up, politicians are increasingly distanced from the electorate. How does it help to explain Donald Trump’s success – and what are the lessons for the Democratic Party?

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 12:46
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:06

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