When do deliberative citizens change their opinions? Evidence from the Irish Citizens’ Assembly

@article{Suiter2016WhenDD,
  title={When do deliberative citizens change their opinions? Evidence from the Irish Citizens’ Assembly},
  author={J. Suiter and D. Farrell and E. O’Malley},
  journal={International Political Science Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={37},
  pages={198 - 212}
}
Many claims have been made for the impact of deliberative democracy in generating change in people’s opinions, and often in predictable ways. It is claimed that people involved in deliberation change their minds on important issues. We also know that political participation and attitudes towards certain issues depend on political knowledge and civic education. To what extent are these linked? Do certain types of people react differently to their involvement in deliberation and is opinion change… Expand
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