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Thinking about Empowered Participatory Governance

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  title={Thinking about Empowered Participatory Governance},
  author={Archon Fung and Erik Olin Wright},
  year={2005}
}
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… 

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