Representative Democracy Takes a 'Deliberative Turn'
|Title:||Representative Democracy Takes a 'Deliberative Turn'||Authors:||Farrell, David M.||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3907||Date:||Sep-2012||Abstract:||In a set of papers published in his final years, Peter Mair expressed strong and ever more urgent concerns over the state of party politics and the future of representative politics itself . The aim of this paper is to examine his thesis. I start in the next section by setting out the main points of Mair’s arguments on party and democratic failure. I next consider the question of whether the evidence supports such a perspective, or whether in fact there are signs of adaptability and change. This then leads to a discussion about the reform agenda in established representative democracies, an agenda that in a growing number of cases is bringing deliberation centre stage.||Type of material:||Conference Publication||Publisher:||European University Institute||Copyright (published version):||2012 Authors||Subject LCSH:||Political parties
Representative government and representation
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||Conference Details:||Responsive or Responsible? Parties, Democracy, and Global Markets, European University Institute, Florence, September 26 - 28th 2012|
|Appears in Collections:||Politics and International Relations Research Collection|
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