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Meeting democracy

Donatella Della Porta

Meeting democracy

power and deliberation in global justice movements

by Donatella Della Porta

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anti-globalization movement,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General,
  • Democracy,
  • Control (Psychology),
  • Political participation,
  • Decision making,
  • Social movements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Donatella Della Porta and Dieter Rucht
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM881 .M44 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25259795M
    ISBN 109781107028302
    LC Control Number2012007517

    Meeting Democracy presents empirical research that examines in detail how power is distributed and how consensus is reached in twelve global justice movement organizations, with detailed observations of how they operate in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the by: Political Science. The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy. Human brains aren’t built for self-rule, says Shawn Rosenberg. That’s more evident than : Rick Shenkman.

      The book every new American citizen — and every old one, too — should read To mark my first year of U.S. citizenship, I read Alexis de Tocqueville's "Democracy in America."Author: Carlos Lozada. Early Buddhism. Kurt Kankan Spellmeyer has argued that Buddhism and Democracy have gone hand-in-hand since the beginning.. Links between the dharma and democracy have intrigued scholars for generations. Tribes like the Buddha’s could be found everywhere in the 6th century BCE, but the Shakyas stand out because their form of government strikingly resembles that of ancient Athens.

      In Freedom Is an Endless Meeting Francesca Polletta examines the meaning and practice of participatory democracy in social movements. Challenging prevailing views that see participatory democracy as either ideology or as pre-figurative, Polletta's mission is to demonstrate the strategic gains participatory democracy brings to movements in building solidarity, training new leaders, encouraging Author: Rebecca E. Klatch.   This book traces the origins of town-meeting democracy in Ashfield, a community of just under 2, people in the foothills of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts. Donald Robinson begins by recounting several crises at the town's founding in the .


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Meeting Democracy presents empirical research that examines in detail how power is distributed and how consensus is reached in twelve global justice movement organizations, with detailed observations of how they operate in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

Rather than dwell on trying to explain the decline of 60s movements, Polletta shows how participatory democracy has become the guiding framework for many of today's activists."—Richard Flacks, Los Angeles Times Book Review "In Freedom Is an Endless Meeting, Francesca Polletta has produced a remarkable work of historical sociologyCited by: Zimmerman provides a new conception of town meeting democracy, positing that the meeting is a de facto representative legislative body with two safety valves―open access to all voters and the initiative to add articles to the warrant, and the calling of special meetings to reconsider decisions made at the preceding town by: Rather than dwell on trying to explain the decline of 60s movements, Polletta shows how participatory democracy has become the guiding framework for many of today’s activists."—Richard Flacks, Los Angeles Times Book Review "In Freedom Is an Endless Meeting, Francesca Polletta has produced a remarkable work of historical sociology.

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interviews, and unsentimental analysis, this book takes you. In this groundbreaking study, Zimmerman explores the town meeting form of government in all New England states.

This comprehensive work relies heavily upon surveys of town officers and citizens, interviews, and mastery of the scattered writing on the subject. Zimmerman finds that the stereotypes of the New England open town meeting advanced by its critics are a serious distortion of reality.

Freedom Is An Endless Meeting offers vivid portraits of American experiments in participatory democracy throughout the 20th century. Drawing on meticulous research and more than one hundred interviews with activists, Francesca Polletta breaks with the conventional wisdom that participatory democracy is worthy in purpose but unworkable in practice.

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