Deliberative democracy and its informational basis: what lessons from the Capability Approach
AbstractAmartya Sen's works lead to focus theoretical issues relative to deliberative democracy, not only on optimal procedural rules, but upstream on the substantial content of the informational basis that serves as background to deliberation. The contribution explores the issues to take on board, especially questions on deliberative inquiries and the constitution of publics.
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Deliberative Democracy; Capability; Inquiry; Informational Basis; Amartya Sen;
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