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Deliberative Democracy

Deliberative Democracy

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Part of Cambridge Studies in the Theory of Democracy

Jon Elster, Diego Gambetta, James D. Fearon, Gerry Mackie, Susan C. Stokes, Adam Przeworski, James Johnson, Joshua Cohen, Cass R. Sunstein, Roberto Gargarella
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  • Date Published: March 1998
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521596961

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  • It is sometimes assumed that voting is the central mechanism for political decision making. The contributors to this volume focus on an alternative mechanism, which is decision by discussion or deliberation. This volume is characterized by a realistic approach to the issue of deliberative democracy. Rather than assuming that deliberative democracy is always ideal, the authors critically probe its limits and weaknesses as well as its strengths.

    • Deliberative democracy is one of the hottest issues in political theory, notably through the influence of Jürgen Habermas
    • Authors include some of the most prominent political theorists on the contemporary scene
    • Includes historical and contemporary cases as well as focused normative and analytical accounts
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    "Deliberative Democracy is a timely book by an excellent group of scholars that examines an issue of major political importance: the merits of decision making by deliberation. Everyone interested in democratic theory and practice should read this far-ranging, thoughtful, and provocative collection." Amy Gutmann, Princeton University

    "This thoughtful and engaging volume makes several significant contributions to our understanding of democratic deliberation. Deliberative Democracy's major insights involve the questions and challenges that it raises for our basic conceptions of deliberation and democratic decision-making. These essays place a number of important issues on the research agenda in this field." Jack Knight, Washington University in St. Louis

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    • Date Published: March 1998
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521596961
    • length: 296 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 155 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • contains: 10 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Preface and acknowledgement
    Introduction Jon Elster
    1. 'Claro!': an essay on discursive machismo Diego Gambetta
    2. Deliberation as discussion James D. Fearon
    3. All men are liars: is democracy meaningless? Gerrie Mackie
    4. Deliberation and constitution making Jon Elster
    5. Pathologies of deliberation Susan C. Stokes
    6. Deliberation and ideological domination Adam Przeworski
    7. Arguing for deliberation: some skeptical considerations James Johnson
    8. Democracy and liberty Joshua Cohen
    9. Health-health trade-offs Cass R. Sunstein
    10. Full representation, deliberation and impartiality Roberto Gargarella
    Index.

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    Jon Elster, Columbia University, New York

    Contributors

    Jon Elster, Diego Gambetta, James D. Fearon, Gerry Mackie, Susan C. Stokes, Adam Przeworski, James Johnson, Joshua Cohen, Cass R. Sunstein, Roberto Gargarella

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