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Deliberative democracy is starting a quiet democratic revolution worldwide

Terry, Chris (2015) Deliberative democracy is starting a quiet democratic revolution worldwide. Democratic Audit UK (16 Oct 2015). Website.

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Tomorrow marks the beginning of a series of citizens’ assemblies, organised by the Electoral Reform Society in partnership with academics from Sheffield, Southampton and London, which will be taking place in Southampton and Sheffield over the next month. In this article, Chris Terry discusses the trend of grassroots deliberation which has been gaining momentum since the late 1980s. He argues deliberative democracy tools can help to improve and legitimise political decision-making in an age of detachment from traditional political elites.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 07:57
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2021 23:21

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