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Discursive representation

Dryzek, John; Niemeyer, Simon


Democracy can entail the representation of discourses as well as persons or groups. We explain and advocate discursive representation; explore its justifications, advantages, and problems; and show how it can be accomplished in practice. This practice can involve the selection of discursive representatives to a formal Chamber of Discourses and more informal processes grounded in the broader public sphere. Discursive representation supports many aspects of deliberative democracy and is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: American Political Science Review
DOI: 10.1017/S0003055408080325


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