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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

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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


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

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Have we reached "peak deliberation"?

Have we reached “peak deliberation”? I recently did a search in Google Scholar for articles, books, and everything else published since 1986 that mentioned the phrase “deliberative democracy”, and here’s the result: 204 more words


Ireland’s Marriage Referendum: A great day for equality and deliberation

Last week we republished a piece highlighting the deliberative, participatory elements of the Irish marriage equality referendum from John Parkinson. This week, PDD member… 1,075 more words

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One of the more dominant personalities that have endeavored to loosen and expand the democratic space on Social Media by challenging minds is political Communications Consultant Njeri Thorne. 832 more words

Irish equal marriage: it's deliberation "wot won it"

It’s a glorious morning for democrats and equal rights campaigners everywhere:  the Irish have voted nearly 2 to 1 to allow equal marriage rights regardless of sex. 496 more words

Deliberation And Deliberative Democracy