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By Donatella Della Porta

ISBN-10: 0745664598

ISBN-13: 9780745664590

ISBN-10: 0745664601

ISBN-13: 9780745664606

Financial challenge, financial globalization and the strengthening of neoliberal rules current stark demanding situations to conventional conceptions of consultant democracy. but, whilst, new possibilities are rising that suggest replacement visions for the way forward for democracy.

In this hugely articulate ebook, Donatella della Porta analyses diversified conceptions and practices of participatory and deliberative democracy, construction upon fresh reflections in normative idea in addition to unique empirical study. in addition to drawing on key old examples, the e-book will pay shut consciousness to the present revitalization of social pursuits: the Arab Spring uprisings in procedures of democratic transition; the opportunity of new applied sciences to boost so-called e-democracy within the Indignados and Occupy Wall highway protests; and recommendations for cosmopolitan democracy present in contemporary campaigns for democratization of the eu Union and United international locations. along such social events, the publication additionally assesses institutional reactions, from the policing of protest to efforts at reform.

This contribution to a severe modern debate, via a number one political sociologist and student of social hobbies, could be of significant price to scholars and students of political sociology, political technological know-how and social move reports, in addition to an individual drawn to the form and improvement of democracy.

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