Civil society organizations and deliberative policy making: interpreting environmental controversies in the deliberative system

@article{Dodge2014CivilSO,
  title={Civil society organizations and deliberative policy making: interpreting environmental controversies in the deliberative system},
  author={Jennifer Dodge},
  journal={Policy Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={47},
  pages={161-185}
}
This paper argues that while research on deliberative democracy is burgeoning, there is relatively little attention paid to the contributions of civil society. Based on an interpretive conceptualization of deliberative democracy, this paper draws attention to the ways in which civil society organizations employ “storylines” about environmental issues and deliberative processes to shape deliberative policy making. It asks, how do civil society organizations promote storylines in the deliberative… 

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