• Corpus ID: 37617784


  • Published 2006
  • Law
I would like to sketch a proceduralist view of democracy and deliberative politics which differs in relevant aspects from both the liberal and the republican paradigm. Let me (1) remind you the opposite features of these two established models. I will then (2) introduce a new proceduralist conception by way of a critique of the “ethical overload” of the republican view. The last part of the paper further elaborates (3) the three normative models of democracy by comparing their corresponding… 
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Theorizing an Online Politics: How the Internet is Reconfiguring Political Space, Subjectivity, Participation, and Conflict
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