Deliberating in the Real World: Problems of Legitimacy in Deliberative Democracy

Deliberating in the Real World: Problems of Legitimacy in Deliberative Democracy

by John Parkinson

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Deliberating in the Real World: Problems of Legitimacy in Deliberative Democracy by John Parkinson

This book offers a complete rethink of the institutional limits and possibilities of deliberative democracy and legitimacy. Examining several unresolved problems at the core of deliberative democratic theory, this volume will be vital reading for deliberative democratic theorists and public policy makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199291113
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/10/2006
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Deliberative Democracy and Legitimacy
2. Legitimacy Reconsidered: Theoretical Solutions
3. Health Politics and Deliberative Techniques
4. Representation and Representativeness
5. Deliberation as Drama: The Effects of Publicity
6. Reason and Persuasion
7. The Institutions of a Legitimate Deliberative Democracy
8. Questions and Conclusions
References

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