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Deliberative democracy

Jon Elster
Australia's John Uhr evaluates the role and performance of his country's parliament. Uhr looks at the place of representative assemblies in liberal political theory and examines ways in which deliberative democracy might be made more effective and meaningful in Australia. Combining political theory with first-hand knowledge, Uhr makes an important contribution to political debate.
Print Book, English, 1998
Cambridge University Press, New York, 1998
estudios y conferencias
xi, 282 p. ; 24 cm.
9780521596961, 9780521592963, 0521596963, 0521592968
1. Introduction Jon Elster
2. How do we get deliberative democracy wrong? 'Claro!' Diego Gambetta
3. Deliberation as discussion James Fearon
4. All men are liars: is democracy meaningless? Gerrie Mackie
5. Deliberation and constitution-making Jon Elster
6. Pathologies of deliberation Susan Stokes
7. Deliberation and ideological domination Adam Przeworski
8. Arguing for deliberation: some skeptical considerations James Johnson
9. Democracy and liberty Joshua Cohen
10. Health-health tradeoffs Cass Sunstein
10. Full representation, deliberation, and impartiality Roberto Gargarello. Tabla de contenido