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Democracy in MotionEvaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement$
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Tina Nabatchi, John Gastil, Matt Leighninger, and G. Michael Weiksner

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199899265

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.001.0001

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Mapping Deliberative Civic Engagement

Mapping Deliberative Civic Engagement

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(p.19) 2 Mapping Deliberative Civic Engagement
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Democracy in Motion
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Matt Leighninger

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0002

Deliberative civic engagement is a growing phenomenon—but why? Who are the people initiating, leading, supporting, and advocating these projects, and what are their reasons for doing so? Under what circumstances do these processes emerge, and what are the pressures that shape how they are organized and understood? This chapter provides new answers to these questions, explains why the theory and practice of this work have been segregated from one another, and describes how they are beginning to come together.

Keywords:   public engagement, democratic governance, citizen participation, participatory democracy, civic engagement, public involvement, citizenship, public work, public deliberation

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