Deliberative democracy & its values in China

by Guohua Jiang

Publisher: Macau Publications Association in Macau

Written in English
Published: Pages: 75 Downloads: 737
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Subjects:

  • Democracy,
  • Deliberative democracy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJiang Guohua
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ1516 .J55 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25014928M
ISBN 109789996581205
LC Control Number2011467451

  This book examines the status of village democracy, studies the achievements and the problems, explains its dynamics, and investigates the prospects of China's democratization. It challenges the skeptics with a nuanced assessment of village democracy in its variety and diversity. Deliberative Democracy: Arguing for its Role in the Democratization of Democracy Dedicated to the billions of common masses of India who have been striving to put the theory of deliberative democracy into practice. Published By Apple Books book overview & Prices. Fishkin’s latest book, Democracy When the People Are Thinking: Revitalizing Our Politics Through Public Deliberation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), is an impressively current synthesis of his own decades of thinking and scores of experiments (many . Deliberative democracy or discursive democracy is a form of democracy in which deliberation is central to adopts elements of both consensus decision-making and majority rative democracy differs from traditional democratic theory in that authentic deliberation, not mere voting, is the primary source of legitimacy for the law.

Ideals of democratic participation and rational self-government have long informed modern political theory. As a recent elaboration of these ideals, the concept of deliberative democracy is based on the principle that legitimate democracy issues from the public deliberation of citizens. This remarkably fruitful concept has spawned investigations along a number of lines.5/5(1). deliberative democracy in practice. To this end, the book offers a wealth of data from experiments with Deliberative Polls that have been run in countries all over the world since the s (Part III). Finally, from a prac - tical perspective, it aims to show how such institutional innovations could. This essay reflects on the development of the field of deliberative democracy by discussing twelve key findings that capture a number of resolved issues in normative theory, conceptual clarification, and associated empirical results. We argue that these findings deserve to be more widely recognized and viewed as a foundation for future practice and research. This week the RSA, working in partnership with Involve, has issued a call for action on deliberative democracy. The call comes during National Democracy Week and in conjunction with the RSA’s Chief Executive’s Lecture entitled What Democracy Needs Now.

Deliberative democracy has been the subject of an increasing number of books and conference panels in recent years. Much of this interest has been in the form of political theory, but increasingly deliberation is being subjected to empirical research. This research includes . Deliberative democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest. In this book, a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround the theory and practice of deliberative democracy. They outline the. Is democracy the best form of government? These questions are of supreme importance today as the United States seeks to promote its democratic values abroad. Democracy and Knowledge is the first book to look to ancient Athens to explain how and why directly democratic government by the people produces wealth, power, and security. When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation - Ebook written by James Fishkin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation.

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The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China by E. Leib (Editor), B. He (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. This book investigates whether the theory of deliberative democracy - developed in the West to focus democratic theory on the legitimation that deliberation can afford - has any application to Chinese processes of democratization.

It discovers pockets of theory useful to guide Chinese practices, and also Chinese practice that can educate the West. The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China Ethan J.

Leib, Baogang He (eds.) This book investigates whether the theory of deliberative democracy - developed in the West to focus democratic theory on the legitimation that deliberation can afford - has any application to.

Dictatorial China contains vivid examples of grassroots deliberative democracy on issues vital to local participants. Three elements in our case studies are relevant to programs of deliberative, participatory decision making elsewhere in the world. First, the Chinese examples have all occurred within longstanding by: 5.

Democracy is the subject term of both electoral democracy and deliberative democracy as well as the core idea of democratic concept based on “the rule of the majority.” It is an important way, means, and form for mankind directly or indirectly to manage the state, govern the society, and realize self-value.

The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China. This book investigates whether the theory of آ“deliberative democracyآ” - developed in the West to focus democratic theory on the legitimation that deliberation can afford - has any application to Chinese processes of democratization.

It discovers pockets of theory especially useful to. Deliberative Democracy and its Discontents book. this collection of essays offers a diverse and balanced discussion of the current arguments concerning deliberative democracy. Its contributions' focus on discontent, provide a critical assessment of the benefits of deliberation and also respond to the strongest criticisms of the idea of.

with its emphasis on participatory democracy, sparked renewed in-terest in the possibilities for consensual forms of self-government.8 The theoretical critique of liberal democracy and revival of par-ticipatory politics gradually developed through the s.9 It was only in the s, however, that a concept of deliberative democracy.

In Nino's view, democracy resembles a moral conversation and is valued because Deliberative democracy & its values in China book its capacity to generate an impartial perspective, one that takes into account the interests of all citizens.

Nino's conception of deliberative democracy bears on the way power is organized under a constitution. My research focuses on deliberative democracy and political psychology.

My most recent book, Politics with the People: Building a Directly Representative Democracy (with Kevin Esterling and David Lazer, ), develops and tests a new model of politics connecting citizens and elected officials to improve representative government.

of democracy in China, which has prof oundly shaped its democr atic progr ess. Next, w e discuss ‘ socialist deliberativ e democra cy ’, one of China ’ s recent politic al developments.

Deliberative Democracy in an Unlikely Place: Deliberative Polling in China - Volume 40 Issue 2 - James S. Fishkin, Baogang He, Robert C. Luskin, Alice Siu. Drawing on political, legal, national, post-national, as well as American and European perspectives, this collection of essays offers a diverse and balanced discussion of the current arguments concerning deliberative democracy.

Its contributions' focus on discontent, provide a critical assessment of the benefits of deliberation and also respond to the strongest criticisms of the idea of. Lin Li, in Building the Rule of Law in China, China’s Deliberative Democracy and Its Political Nature.

Deliberative democracy (also known as consultative democracy) started to attract the attention of the international academic community in the late s. Deliberative democracy emphasizes reaching a consensus on public affairs including decision-making and legislation for public.

In Wenling, China, an ongoing process that combines Deliberative Polling and Participatory Budgeting is empowered to, but the alternative isn’t a participatory deliberative democracy, but rather status quo authoritarianism (Fishkin et al. But mostly those who argue for deliberative minipublics do not make the case for direct empowerment.

This book articulates a participatory conception of deliberative democracy that takes the democratic ideal of self-government seriously. It aims to improve citizens’ democratic control and vindicate the value of citizens’ participation against conceptions that threaten to undermine it.

The book critically analyzes deep pluralist, epistocratic, and lottocratic conceptions of democracy. But deliberative democracy lets people add their voices to concrete policies, which makes government more responsible and accountable, without challenging the CCP.

That is one of the fundamental reasons the 18th Party Congress emphasized that deliberative democracy is important for China. In a succinct and far-reaching analysis, David Held provides an introduction to major theories of democracy from classical Greece to the present, along with a critical discussion of what democracy should mean today.

This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to take into account significant transformations in world politics. A new chapter on deliberative democracy has been 3/5(4). It may be necessary to put democracy on hold for a while”.

China’s claim to leadership in global green debates is rooted in the idea that only enlightened dictators can take a long view. “ Deliberative Democracy in an Unlikely Place: Deliberative Polling in China.” British Journal of Political Science 40 (2): – Fishkin, James S., and Laslett, Peter, eds.

Deliberative Democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest. In this book a number of leading democratic theorists address. Deliberative democracy is long said to have ‘come of age’ as a practical instead of a counterfactual ideal (Bohman, ).

Responding to critiques that have declared deliberative democracy reflects a naïve vision of politics, the field has embraced realism without surrendering its normative commitments.

In this ground-breaking study, John Dryzek argues that democratic theory is now dominated by a deliberative approach. As one of those responsible for this turn, John Dryzek now takes issue with the direction it has taken.

Discussing the models of democracy advocated by both friends and critics of the deliberative approach, Dryzek shows that democracy should be critical of established power.

This book provides an ideal starting point in understanding the core concepts of deliberative democracy. It is the first text to offer a systematic introduction to the theories and debates in the field and to combine this with a detailed critique of both the theory and the practice of deliberative s: 2.

This book examines village democracy and the prospects of China's democratization. It explains how three key factors - township, economy and kinship - shape village democracy and account for rural variations.

It considers the extension of village to township elections, the idea of a mixed regime and its impact on political development in China. in the conflicts of values or in objectives which very probably exist in a society whose 1 This is a previous version of a paper published as “The Deliberative Challenge” in Irene Ramos and Eva Campos (ed.) (), Citizenship in 3D: Digital Deliberative Democracy, Madrid: Fundacion Ideas and Foundation for European Progressive Studies (p).

"This book lays out, defends, and applies Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson's theory of deliberative democracy. Accessible and yet rigorous, each chapter starts from and articulates the authors' view of the subject while taking that view to new places.

In this essay, Hélène Landemore argues that in order to retain its normative appeal and political relevance, deliberative democracy should dissociate itself from representative democracy and reinvent itself as the core of a more truly democratic paradigm, which she calls open democracy.

In open democracy, popular rule means the mediated but. Deliberative democracy has been the main game in contemporary political theory for two decades and has grown enormously in size and importance in political science and many other disciplines, and in political practice.

The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy takes stock of deliberative democracy as a research field, as well as exploring and creating links with multiple. Deliberative democracy, school of thought in political theory that claims that political decisions should be the product of fair and reasonable discussion and debate among citizens.

In deliberation, citizens exchange arguments and consider different claims that are designed to secure the public good. Through this conversation, citizens can come to an agreement about what procedure, action, or.

Introduction. The crisis of democracy has produced a new wave of innovative forward-looking democratic theory. Cristina Lafont’s book, Democracy without Shortcuts: A Participatory Conception of Deliberative democracy is part of this extraordinary wave of democratic theory that seeks to revitalize and strengthen our ideal of democracy rather than lament the precariousness of our .deliberative democracy or elite democracy.

The Philosophical Approach Daniel Bell, a philosopher, has developed a new political imagination about the ideal of Confucian democratic meritocracy.

Bell’s recent book, The China Model, engages in the grand task of reconciling democracy and Confucian.When Opposition asked PM Nehru answered the questions on China in Parliament A look at the year-old parliamentary proceedings sheds light on the kind of deliberative democracy at work in the early years of the republic.

Unlike today, the PM made it a point to put off other official appointments to be present in the House.