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Understanding Deliberative Citizens: The Application of Q Methodology to Deliberation on Policy Issues

Niemeyer, Simon; Ayirtman, Selen; HartzKarp, Janette

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This article argues that deliberation provides a suitable method for understanding what the public ideally wants when it comes to decision making. Q methodology provides the basis for an ideal approach for understanding what is happening during deliberation and for developing a deeper understanding of the choices being made. The approach reported in this article involves using Q sorting in conjunction with a survey of policy preferences, both administered before and after deliberation. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61258
Source: Operant Subjectivity: The International journal of Q Methodology

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