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The Resource Politics with the people : building a directly representative democracy, Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, David M.J. Lazer

Politics with the people : building a directly representative democracy, Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, David M.J. Lazer

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Politics with the people : building a directly representative democracy
Title
Politics with the people
Title remainder
building a directly representative democracy
Statement of responsibility
Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, David M.J. Lazer
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Language
eng
Summary
"Many citizens in the US and abroad fear that democratic institutions have become weak, and continue to weaken. Politics with the People develops the principles and practice of 'directly representative democracy' - a new way of connecting citizens and elected officials to improve representative government. Sitting members of Congress agreed to meet with groups of their constituents via online, deliberative town hall meetings to discuss some of the most important and controversial issues of the day. The results from these experiments reveal a model of how our democracy could work, where politicians consult with and inform citizens in substantive discussions, and where otherwise marginalized citizens participate and are empowered. Moving beyond our broken system of interest group politics and partisan bloodsport, directly representative reforms will help restore citizens' faith in the institutions of democratic self-government, precisely at a time when those institutions themselves feel dysfunctional and endangered"--
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Neblo, Michael A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Esterling, Kevin M.
  • Lazer, David
Series statement
Cambridge studies in public opinion and political psychology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Representative government and representation
  • Democracy
  • Political participation
  • Communication in politics
  • Online chat groups
Label
Politics with the people : building a directly representative democracy, Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, David M.J. Lazer
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: directly representative democracy -- The spirit and form of popular government -- Building a new home style -- Half of democracy -- Rational ignorance and reasonable learning -- (The) deliberative persuasion -- Representative connections -- Scaling up and scaling out -- Conclusion: Republican redux
Control code
on1035299652
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 166 pages
Isbn
9781107539860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1035299652
Label
Politics with the people : building a directly representative democracy, Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, David M.J. Lazer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: directly representative democracy -- The spirit and form of popular government -- Building a new home style -- Half of democracy -- Rational ignorance and reasonable learning -- (The) deliberative persuasion -- Representative connections -- Scaling up and scaling out -- Conclusion: Republican redux
Control code
on1035299652
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 166 pages
Isbn
9781107539860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1035299652

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