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Deliberation in the wilderness : transforming policy preferences through discourse

Niemeyer, Simon John


This research examines the formation of policy preferences under conditions approaching the ideal of deliberative democracy. These scenarios specifically relate to complex and controversial environmental issues. The objective is to explore the possibilities for deliberative democracy and its implications for the policy process. The Far North Queensland Citizens' Jury (FNQCJ) was conducted over four days in January 2000, deliberating policy options for the Bloomfield Track, a controversial...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d76389b464e1


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