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Governing with the people

Currently, democracy tends to mean that every five years, we wait in a queue to put a little tick on a piece of paper beside the name of the person or party we like the most. 629 more words

Populism

Conference: 'People making a difference in communities'

Conference: People making difference in communities
2nd October 2015, 9.30am – 4pm
Grassmarket Community Project

FREE REGISTRATION HERE

What Works Scotland is delighted to invite you to this one-day conference featuring leading scholars from Denmark, Netherlands, England and Scotland. 284 more words

Events

Where should we look for democracy?

What does democracy look like?

When most people think about democracy, they probably think about voting in elections for a politician to represent them in parliament. 639 more words

Articles

Everything you ever wanted to know about Citizens’ Juries…

Involving communities in deliberation: A study of three citizens’ juries on onshore wind farms in Scotland

Executive Summary

Full Report

Interest in deliberative forms of public engagement is growing in Scotland.

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News

Deliberation and Development - new free access e-book

‘Deliberation and Development: Rethinking the Role of Voice and Collective Action in Unequal Societies’, edited by Patrick Heller and Vijayendra Rao


Deliberation and Development…

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What Democracy and Free Market Capitalism Have in Common

Many on the left love democracy but distrust capitalism. We often hear people argue that democracy is the antidote to the ills of capitalism–that we ought to increase the role of democracy in our political system, making political processes more direct and more consensus-driven. 1,345 more words

Politics

Call for papers for PSA 2016 in Brighton

The call for papers for the 2016 PSA Conference (21-23 March 2013, Hilton Metropole Brighton) has just been released, so it’s time for Group members to start thinking about panel ideas – and we  particularly encourage suggestions from post-docs. 198 more words

Deliberative Democracy