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On a Governmentality Analytics of the 'Deliberative Turn': Material Conditions, Rationalities and the Deliberating Subject

Hobson, Kersty


Amongst social and political researchers, as well as diverse policy actors, debate has of late grown around the role deliberation can and could play in addressing contemporary social, political and environmental issues. Substantial conceptual and empirical concerns remain about this 'deliberative turn', including the strictures of achieving 'true deliberation' and a lack of focus to date on the contexts and 'material conditions' of deliberative events and spaces. In response, this paper argues...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Space and Polity
DOI: 10.1080/13562570903454283


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