A central basic tenant of democratic theory asserts that democracies require the voice of the people to be heard and acted upon by the government. A growing concern in the United States has become the perception by the people that their government officials are not responsive to their voices. 5,194 more words
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Workshop at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), University of Westminster, London.
Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10am – 2pm
The most recent ‘turn’ in deliberative democracy is the conceptualisation and application of the deliberative system. 232 more words
Democracy is always in the making: a never-ending project that requires constant rethinking and development. There are many ways of understanding and practicing democracy, and this article is concerned with those that put citizens at the heart of democratic life. 80 more words