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Gender and power-sharing – why a citizens’ assembly is needed in Northern Ireland

Thomson, Jennifer and Pierson, Claire (2018) Gender and power-sharing – why a citizens’ assembly is needed in Northern Ireland. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Mar 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The prospects for Northern Ireland’s power-sharing democracy look bleak. A Citizens’ Assembly is planned for members of the public to deliberate on the disputed topics. Claire Pierson and Jennifer Thomson argue that these forms of public participation have a particular benefit for the representation of women, and has the potential to break down entrenched party political divides.

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: 15 May 2021 12:00
Last Modified: 15 May 2021 12:00
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109608

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