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“Decisions, Decisions: Why Deliberate if Leaders hold all the Power?” by Jonathan Kuyper

Politics is fundamentally about power. Determining who we are as political animals and how power shapes societal interactions are perhaps the most basic questions in the study of politics. This, at least, is my intuition. For a long time, I … Continue reading

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Welcome to the D2G2 blog

Welcome to the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Goverance (D2G2) blog. The objective of this blog is to provide an avenue for communicating the activities of the centre to a wider audience, as well as provide commentary on issues … Continue reading

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About D2G2

The Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance is based at the Australian National University. It is jointly sponsored by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (in particular, the School of Politics & International Relations) and College of … Continue reading

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What is deliberative democracy?

Deliberative democracy is a field of political inquiry that is concerned with improving collective decision-making. It emphasizes the right, opportunity, and capacity of anyone who is subject to a collective decision to participate (or have their representatives participate) in consequential … Continue reading

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