Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations / Edition 1

Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations / Edition 1

by John S. Dryzek
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019925043X

ISBN-13: 9780199250431

Pub. Date: 04/18/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this ground-breaking study, John Dryzek argues that democratic theory is now dominated by a deliberative approach. As one of those responsible for this turn, John Dryzek now takes issue with the direction it has taken. Discussing the models of democracy advocated by both friends and critics of the deliberative approach, Dryzek shows that democracy should be

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In this ground-breaking study, John Dryzek argues that democratic theory is now dominated by a deliberative approach. As one of those responsible for this turn, John Dryzek now takes issue with the direction it has taken. Discussing the models of democracy advocated by both friends and critics of the deliberative approach, Dryzek shows that democracy should be critical of established power, transitional in extending beyond national boundaries, and dynamic in its openness to changing constraints upon and opportunities for democratization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199250431
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/18/2002
Series:
Oxford Political Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Deliberative Turn in Democratic Theory
Liberal Democracy and the Critical Alternative
Minimal Democracy? The Social Choice Critique
Difference Democracy: The Consciousness-Raising Group Against the Gentlemen's Club
Insurgent Democracy: Civil Society and State
Transnational Democracy: Beyond the Cosmopolitan Model
Green Democracy
Discursive Democracy in a Reflexive Modernity

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