Deliberation, Representation and Association
Democratic Innovation is an original look at the political future of democracy, exploring the latest ideas aimed at renewing popular power.
Featuring new writings by leading European, American and Australian democratic theorists, this book explores the following themes:
* the importance of public deliberation in democracies
* how effective representation for all might be acheived
* the role that voluntary associations can play in democratic governance
Michael Saward is Professor of Politics at the Open University, UK.