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Deliberation and the restoration of America"s democratic potential

Elkin Terry Jack

Deliberation and the restoration of America"s democratic potential

a primer on American government

by Elkin Terry Jack

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElkin Terry Jack, Edward N. Wright.
    ContributionsWright, Edward N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK31 .J33 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18498858M
    ISBN 100761838449
    LC Control Number2007930033

    American democracy is in trouble as never before. In the past, there have been moments when democratic process and democratic guarantees have been . Deliberative democracy or discursive democracy is a form of democracy in which deliberation is central to adopts elements of both consensus decision-making and majority rative democracy differs from traditional democratic theory in that authentic deliberation, not mere voting, is the primary source of legitimacy for the law.

    Book Review Book Review American Mourning: Tragedy, Democracy, Resilience, by Simon Stow. New York, NY: 11 has the potential of “destroying the possibility of politics at home and/or Book Review 5 and deliberation. In short, the Greeks offer us examples of democratic . Deliberative Democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest. In this book a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround the theory and practice of deliberative democracy.

    If the Asilomar scientists’ imagination of risk was circumscribed, so too were their views of the forms and modes of deliberation that are appropriate for the democratic governance of technology. Understandably, given the United States’ lead in rDNA work, American voices dominated at the scientists’ meeting, with a sprinkling of. However, deliberation is more than just another form of political participation. Deliberation is a long-standing element of, and has played an increasingly important role in democratic theory (Thompson ). From Aristotles vision of the polity (Wilson ), to grass-roots visions of AmericanFile Size: KB.


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