Public Deliberation Pluralism, Complexity, and Democracy
Edition: 2000 (Reprint)
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How can we create a vital and inclusive pluralistic democracy? In Public Deliberation, James Bohman offers answers to this question, showing how democratic theory and democratic practice can be remade to face new challenges. Arguing against the skepticism about democracy that flourishes today on both ends of the political spectrum, Bohman proposes a model of public deliberation that will allow expansions of democratic practice, even in the face of increasing pluralism, inequality, and social complexity. Bohman develops a realistic model of deliberation by gradually introducing and analyzing the major tests facing deliberative democracy: cultural pluralism, social inequalities, social complexity, and community-wide biases and ideologies. The result is a new understanding of the ways in which public deliberation can be extended to meet the needs of modern societies.
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 1/27/2000
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Introduction: Deliberation and Democracy|
|What Is Public Deliberation? A Dialogical Account|
|Public Deliberation and Cultural Pluralism|
|Social Complexity, Deliberative Majorities, and the Limits of Popular Sovereignty|
|Social Critics, Collective Actors, and Public Deliberation: Innovation and Change in Deliberative Democracy|
|Conclusion: Deliberative Democracy and Its Critics|