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Abstract

Can the people rule? This question has divided politicians and political scientists for decades, if not centuries. It is also the explicit topic of the second part of James Fishkin's new book, and the problem that infuses the first part's rich case studies with their significance. The arguments and the evidence he provides suggest that the answer is “yes”—assuming the existence of a carefully designed framework. In the process, Democracy When the People Are Thinking provides a defense of deliberative democracy and an empirically grounded plan for addressing its institutional realization that will shape all future research—and may shape actual practice.

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)111–117
JournalGood Society
Volume27
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • Deliberation
  • Deliberative democracy

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