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Less than meets the eye: Democratic legitimacy and deliberative theory

Saward, Michael (2000). Less than meets the eye: Democratic legitimacy and deliberative theory. In: Saward, Michael ed. Democratic Innovation: Deliberation, Representation and Association. ECPR Studies in European Political Science. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 66–77.

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Abstract

About the book: Democratic Innovation is an original look at the political future of democracy, exploring the latest ideas aimed at renewing popular power.
Featuring new writings by leading European, American and Australian democratic theorists, this book explores the following themes:
* the importance of public deliberation in democracies
* how effective representation for all might be acheived
* the role that voluntary associations can play in democratic governance

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-23442-5, 978-0-415-23442-9
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 16396
Depositing User: Michael Saward
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2009 08:38
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 19:12
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/16396
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