Deliberation in Democracy's Dark Times

Nicole CURATO, Lucy J. Parry

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Abstract

This piece reflects on the on the legacies of democratic deliberation, particularly mini-publics in responding to issues of disinformation, bigotry and nativism that has entered the political mainstream today. It aims to provoke conversations about the limitations of mini-publics in promoting democratic renewal and reconsider the functions of these forums in democracy's 'dark times.'
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Public Deliberation
Volume14
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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