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作者 Fishkin, James
書名 When the People Speak : Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation
出版項 Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2011
©2009
國際標準書號 9780191571022 (electronic bk.)
9780199572106
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (251 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Charts -- 1. Democratic Aspirations -- Introduction -- From Athens to Athens -- Consulting the public -- The filter and the mirror -- Reflecting the people as they are -- Deliberative versus mass democracy: An early skirmish -- Eight methods of public consultation -- 2. The Trilemma of Democratic Reform -- How am I included? -- Deliberation -- Political equality -- Participation -- Three conflicting options -- Mass democracy -- Mobilized deliberation -- Deliberative microcosms -- Avoiding tyranny of the majority -- 3. Competing Visions -- Four democratic theories -- Competitive democracy -- Elite deliberation -- Participatory democracy -- Deliberative democracy -- Deliberation versus aggregation? -- Scale and the forms of democracy -- 4. Making Deliberative Democracy Practical -- Bringing the public sphere to life: Four questions -- How inclusive? -- How thoughtful? -- Avoiding distortions: The problem of domination -- Avoiding distortions: Polarization and groupthink -- To what effect? -- Under what conditions? -- 5. Making Deliberation Consequential -- A case from China -- Representativeness -- Assessing the poll with a human face: Thoughtfulness -- Domination? -- Movement to extremes? -- To what effect? -- Changes in policy attitudes -- Changes in voting intention -- Changes in civic capacities -- Changes in collective consistency -- Changes in the public dialogue -- Changes in policy -- 6. Deliberating Under Difficult Conditions -- Pushing the boundaries of public consultation -- Divided societies: Deliberating across difference -- Virtual democracy -- The problem of a European-wide public sphere -- Putting Europe in one room -- Implementing democratic ideals -- Concluding reflections: Democracy, justice, and other trilemmas -- Appendix: Why We Need Only Four Democratic Theories -- Notes -- Index -- A
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This book describes a new method of consulting the public that has been tried successfully around the world. The book combines the theory of democracy with actual practice. Fishkin lays out a theory of "deliberative democracy" and shows with practical examples, how it can be realized
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Fishkin, James When the People Speak : Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2011 9780199572106
主題 Deliberative democracy.;Democracy
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