Beliefs about Deliberation: Personal and Normative Dimensions

Eugene Borgida, Keilah A. Worth, Brad Lippmann, Damla Ergun, James Farr

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Democratic deliberative theory has long emphasized the importance of citizen deliberation as a form of political participation and a centrally important component of any vital democracy. Public deliberation and discourse among citizens has been less frequently investigated as a form of political participation than more standard indicators such as voting or volunteering for political organizations. This research examines the extent to which internalized beliefs about deliberation are associated with deliberation outcome measures among a national sample of high.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDemocracy and Disenfranchisement
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405191265
StatePublished - Apr 21 2009


  • "deliberative polling"
  • "discursive participation"
  • "talking
  • "talking the talk"
  • "walking the walk"
  • And/or deliberating"
  • Debating
  • Discussing
  • Method
  • Results


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