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Deliberation Day / Edition 1
     

Deliberation Day / Edition 1

by Bruce Ackerman
 

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ISBN-10: 0300109644

ISBN-13: 2900300109640

Pub. Date: 09/10/2005

Publisher: Yale University Press

"Ackerman and Fishkin, two of America's most thoughtful democracy scholars, argue powerfully for making democracy deliberative and deliberation democratic. Calling for a national holiday on which citizens might engage in deliberative practices, they offer a pragmatic and appealing case for a brand of deliberation that has gone missing in America's media and polling

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"Ackerman and Fishkin, two of America's most thoughtful democracy scholars, argue powerfully for making democracy deliberative and deliberation democratic. Calling for a national holiday on which citizens might engage in deliberative practices, they offer a pragmatic and appealing case for a brand of deliberation that has gone missing in America's media and polling circus that passes today for democracy."-Benjamin Barber, author of Jihad v. McWorld

Author Biography: Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. James S. Fishkin is Janet M. Peck Chair in International Communication and professor of political science at Stanford University, where he is also director of the Center for Deliberative Democracy. They have both published many books on the theory and practice of American democracy. This is their first collaboration.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900300109640
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/10/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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