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Deliberativna demokracija i javnosti u malom [Deliberative Democracy and Mini-publics]

Smith, Graham (2009) Deliberativna demokracija i javnosti u malom [Deliberative Democracy and Mini-publics] Politicka Misao [Political Thought: Croatian Political Science Review], 03-04, pp. 27-58.

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The increasing use of mini-publics in the policy process, ranging from citizens’ juries and deliberative polls to the more recent British Columbia Citizens’ Assembly, has coincided with the emergence of theories of deliberative democracy. A growing number of deliberative democrats have turned their attention to mini-publics arguing that they embody desirable institutional characteristics. This article analyses the extent to which mini-publics live up to the deliberative ideal and the ways in which the analysis of the practice of mini-publics allows us to reflect on the evaluative commitments of theorists

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Published date: 2009
Keywords: deliberation, deliberative democracy, mini-publics, democratic participation


Local EPrints ID: 71087
ISSN: 0032-3241
PURE UUID: fba91f07-86bf-4b66-b7c3-5dd34459ac0e

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Date deposited: 19 Jan 2010
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:01

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