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Deliberative Pedagogy: Practicing Democracy in the Classroom

Steve Volk, October 23, 2017

You don’t need me to tell you that it feels like the wheels are coming off the bus. Not to mention the windows, doors, and crankshaft. 2,948 more words

Policy & Politics announces the 2018 winners of the Best Paper prize and best Early Career paper prize published in 2017

Sarah Ayres, Steve Martin and Felicity Matthews, co-editors of Policy & Politics

We are delighted to announce that the winners of our Ken Young prize for the best paper published in 2017 are Selen Ercan, Carolyn Hendriks and John Boswell… 764 more words

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The eighth Democracy Café

Saturday 14th April at Salisbury Playhouse

Two topics were discussed during the eighth Salisbury Democracy Café.

  1. Democracy and why we need it

Democracy is often assumed to be a good political system but there needs to be a clear rationale for democracy. 848 more words

Group News

Sortition Senate Vindicated

There is a saying that all will come to those who wait. Being proactive I am not sure I agree with the sentiment. But recently something happened illustrating it’s relevance. 692 more words

Jay Theis: Deliberative Democracy

Jay Theis, author of “Political Science, Civic Engagement, and the Wicked Problems of Democracy”, argues for a more “deliberative” democratic process, where we “deliberate” instead of debate for the mere purpose of winning and losing. 637 more words

Democracy Café on 10 March

The next meeting of Salisbury Democracy Café will be held on Saturday 10 March between 10am and noon at Salisbury Playhouse. Hope to see you there.


Prospects for e-democracy in Europe

Written by Gianluca Quaglio, Carys Lawrie and Nada Alkhayat,

E-participation in politics is expanding worldwide, driven by the development of digital tools that can be used for citizen involvement – social media, deliberative software, e-voting systems – and growing access to the internet. 528 more words