Deepening Democracy: Institutional Innovations in Empowered Participatory Governance

  title={Deepening Democracy: Institutional Innovations in Empowered Participatory Governance},
  author={Archon Fung and Erik Olin Wright and Rebecca Neaera Abers},
  journal={Capital \& Class},
  pages={182 - 184}
The institutional forms of liberal democracy developed in the nineteenth century seem increasingly ill-suited to the problems we face in the twenty-first. This dilemma has given rise in some places to a new, deliberative democracy, and this volume explores four contemporary empirical cases in which the principles of such a democracy have been at least partially instituted: the participatory budget in Porto Alegre; the school decentralization councils and community policing councils in Chicago… 

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