Deliberative Democracy and Social Movements: Transition by Andrea Felicetti

By Andrea Felicetti

Deliberative democracy is more and more important in democratic thought and its options are hired in increasingly more fields, together with social circulate reviews and environmental politics. while, modern citizen activism turns out to add a few types of engagement that resonate with deliberative democratic ideas.

This ebook presents an in-depth research of the features of electorate’ engagement from a deliberative democratic perspective. the main idea during which such features are investigated is ‘deliberative capacity’, the level to which enterprises host genuine, inclusive, and consequential discursive methods. This publication is predicated on a comparative learn of 4 grassroots neighborhood projects, from Australia (in Tasmania and Queensland) and from Italy (in Emilia-Romagna and Sicily).

By providing a severe overview of deliberation in social stream agencies, this learn identifies key elements affecting their skill to pursue democratic deliberation and sheds new mild at the position of neighborhood actors in deliberative democracy.

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