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2008 | 18 | 1 | 100-106
Article title

Introducing Deliberative Democracy: A Goal, a Tool, or Just a Context?1

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Abstracts
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The concept of deliberative democracy is presented within a wide spectrum of variety of its operationalizations. Since the applicability of the principle of deliberation to the functioning of human society is of the author's primary interest, dilemmas of deliberative democracy related to different problems associated with deliberation in practice are described in some detail. The key questions raised aiming at elucidating the "ontology" of deliberativeness are as follows: is it only a tool for solving the problems of society and politics? Is it a context within which other processes decide on the running of society? Or does it embody a goal of democracy?
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Volume
18
Issue
1
Pages
100-106
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Dates
published
2008-06-01
online
2008-06-19
Contributors
  • Department of Social and Biological Communication, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Klemensova 19 813 64 Bratislava Slovak Republic
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10023-008-0009-1
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