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Thinking about Empowered Participatory Governance

  title={Thinking about Empowered Participatory Governance},
  author={Archon Fung and Erik Olin Wright},
As the tasks of the state have become more complex and the size of polities larger and more heterogeneous, the institutional forms of liberal democracy developed in the nineteenth century – representative democracy plus techno-bureaucratic administration – seem increasingly ill suited to the novel problems we face in the twenty-first century. " Democracy " as a way of organizing the state has come to be narrowly identified with territorially based competitive elections of political leadership… 

Participatory Democracy Revisited

  • C. Pateman
  • Political Science
    Perspectives on Politics
  • 2012
Over the past two decades we have heard an historically unprecedented volume of talk about and praise of democracy, and many governmental, non-governmental, and international organizations have been

The Three Dimensions of Political Action in United States Democracy: Corporations as Political Actors and "Franchise Governments"

principle that societies attempt to realize in concrete social systems; however, there is no single standard to delimit how people are to rule. The result is an analytical nightmare whereby just

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Deepening democracy and engaging civil society? ‘Economic and social partners’ and devolved governance in the UK

It is now widely accepted that democratic societies have experienced a shift from ‘government to governance’. Such a transformation can be identified in many different states, including ‘transition’

Participatory democracy at the regional scale in Europe: size vs. politics?

The settlement of tools and devices of participatory democracy at the regional level in Europe, for few years, has been the occasion to wonder about the “scale” issue in the modern democracy. Indeed,

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This essay explores the impact that “decentralization and participation” provisions designed to increase popular sovereignty at the local level has had on the popular movements that emerged in the

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ion. Even if the meaning of the term democracy may be contested, Rubin notes that everyone believes in it these days; it has become the temple at which all modern political leaders worship. In line

Visions of Socialist Democracy from South Africa: A Critical Review of Three Recent Contributions

The reviewed books, written by South African and South Africa-based authors, offer three possible ways forward for those who wish to deepen democracy and address capitalist inequalities in the



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Environmental crisis and the search for a politics that works. Part 1: policy icon social movement - hazardous waste in three arenas of political action routine regulatory failure - the Resource

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Talk in politics is effective only insofar as the speaker is able to persuade his or her audience of the relevance of some point, or the validity of some claim, contained in the speech. From a

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Despite the continuing "war on drugs," the last decade has witnessed the creation and nationwide spread of a remarkable set of institutions, drug treatment courts. In drug treatment court, a criminal

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Drawing on evidence that includes nearly half a million interviews conducted over a quarter of a century in America, Putnam shows how changes in work, family structure, age, suburban life, television, computers, women's roles and other factors are isolating Americans from each other in a trend whose reflection can clearly be seen in British society.

Streets of Hope: The Fall and Rise of an Urban Neighborhood

Using the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative in Boston's most impoverished neighborhood as a case This broader approach of the 31 member board and asset building. By women never insured mortgages

Jerusalem The Emanation of the Giant Albion

The nature of William Blake's genius and of his art is most completely expressed in his illuminated books. In order to give full and free expression to his vision, he invented a method of printing

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The NCEAS HCP working group consisted of 106 students participating in a nationwidegraduate-level course led by the following faculty advisors: Sandy Andelman, Dee Boersma, Daniel Doak, Harry Greene, Martha Groom, Frances James, Peter Kareiva, Ingrid Parker, JamesPatton, Mary Power, Mary Ruckelshaus, David Skelly, and Kelly Zamudio.

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  • 1979
This final rule allows the use of portable fire extinguishers in working sections of underground anthracite coal mines that have no electrical equipment at the working section and produce less than 300 tons of coal per shift.

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