Listening for Democracy: Recognition, Representation, Reconciliation

Listening for Democracy: Recognition, Representation, Reconciliation

by Andrew Dobson



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199682447
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/06/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Andrew Dobson, Professor of Politics, Keele University

Andrew Dobson is currently Professor of Politics at Keele University. He is the author of Green Political Thought (4th edition, 2006), and of Citizenship and the Environment (OUP 2003), among other edited books, monographs, and papers. He is Principal Investigator on a 2011-2013 funded project called 'Reducing Energy Consumption Through Community Knowledge Networks' (, and has just completed a 2-year funded seminar series on Biosecurity ( During the writing of Listening for Democracy he was a Leverhulme Research Fellow. He is a member of the England and Wales Green Party and has stood in Parliamentary and local elections. He co-wrote the Green Party Manifesto in 2010, and is a founder member of the thinktank Green House (

Table of Contents

1. Why Listening?
2. Learning about Listening
3. Listening and Democracy
4. Deliberative and Dialogic Democracy
5. Listening to Whom? Listening for What?
6. Institutionalizing Listening

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