Public deliberation in an era of communicative plenty
This article introduces and develops the concept of 'communicative plenty' to capture the implications of the increasing volume of communication, both online and face-to-face, in contemporary democracies. Drawing on recent systems thinking in deliberative democracy, the article argues that communicative plenty can offer a viable context for large-scale public deliberation provided that: i) the spaces for voice and expression are accompanied by sufficient spaces of reflection and listening; and...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||Policy and Politics|
|01_Ercan_Public_deliberation_in_an_era_2019.pdf||126.91 kB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.