Critical elitism deliberation, democracy, and the problem of expertise

Democracies have a problem with expertise. Expert knowledge both mediates and facilitates public apprehension of problems, yet it also threatens to exclude the public from consequential judgments and decisions located in technical domains. This book asks: how can we have inclusion without collapsing...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Moore, Alfred James
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2017
Series:Theories of institutional design
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Two faces of epistemic democracy; 2. Democracy and problem of expertise; 3. Political and epistemic authority; 4. The problem of judgment; 5. Contestation; 6. Consensus; 7. Institutional innovations; Conclusion; References; Index