Activist Challenges to Deliberative Democracy

@article{Young2001ActivistCT,
  title={Activist Challenges to Deliberative Democracy},
  author={Iris Marion Young},
  journal={Political Theory},
  year={2001},
  volume={29},
  pages={670 - 690}
}
  • I. Young
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Political Science
  • Political Theory
Screen and song celebrate social justice movements that protested in the streets when they were convinced that existing institutions and their normal procedures only reinforced the status quo. Many rights have been won in democratic societies by means of courageous activism — the eight hour day, votes for women, the right to sit at any lunch counter. Yet contemporary democratic theory rarely reflects on the role of demonstration and direct action. Indeed, it might be thought that one of the… 
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