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Deliberative processes in practice

Smith, Cobi; Rowe, Gene


This chapter discusses the use of deliberative processes in policy making about bioethics, drawing more broadly on deliberative democracy theory and health policy. We discuss who runs deliberative processes and why, but are particularly concerned with what conditions are needed for deliberative processes to be successful. We note uncertainties and tensions that may be inevitable in meeting these conditions. Fairness and accountability emerge as themes in which these conditions can be grouped....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Big picture bioethics: developing democratic policy in contested domains
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32240-7
Access Rights: Open Access


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