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Advancing Theory and Methods

We provide intellectual leadership in advancing theoretical debates and methodological innovations in deliberative democracy.

Research Leads

Hans Asenbaum
Hans Asenbaum

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Simon Niemeyer
Simon Niemeyer

Professor

Projects and grants

Deliberative Democracy in the Public Sphere: Achieving Deliberative Outcomes in Mass Publics

Deliberative Democracy in the Public Sphere: Achieving Deliberative Outcomes in Mass Publics

Investigator(s):

Simon Niemeyer, John Dryzek, Robert Goodin, Andrè Bächtiger, Maija Setålå, Julia Jennstål, Nicole Curato

Technologies of Humanitarianism: An Ethnographic Assessment of Communication Environments in Disaster Recovery and Humanitarian Intervention

Technologies of Humanitarianism: An Ethnographic Assessment of Communication Environments in Disaster Recovery and Humanitarian Intervention

Investigator(s):

Mirca Madianou, Nicole Curato, Jonathan Corpus Ong and Jayeel Cornelio

The Theory and Practice of Deliberative Democracy

The Theory and Practice of Deliberative Democracy

Investigator(s):

John Dryzek and Robert Goodin

A Metastudy of Democratic Deliberation: Updating Theory and Practice

A Metastudy of Democratic Deliberation: Updating Theory and Practice

Investigator(s):

Simon Niemeyer, John S. Dryzek, Nicole Curato, Andrè Bächtiger, Marina Lindell, Mark E. Warren, Hannah Barrowman, Francesco Veri, Nardine Alnemr

The Deliberative Citizen: Who deliberates, when, why and how?

The Deliberative Citizen: Who deliberates, when, why and how?

Investigator(s):

Julia Jennstål and Simon Niemeyer

A Metastudy of Public Deliberation: Updating Theory and Practice

A Metastudy of Public Deliberation: Updating Theory and Practice

Investigator(s):

Simon Niemeyer, John S. Dryzek, Nicole Curato, Andrè Bächtiger and Mark E. Warren

Strongmen of Asia: Democratic bosses and how to understand them

Strongmen of Asia: Democratic bosses and how to understand them

Investigator(s):

Nicole Curato

Understanding and Evaluating Deliberative Systems

Understanding and Evaluating Deliberative Systems

Investigator(s):

André Bächtiger, Nicole Curato, John Dryzek, Selen A. Ercan, Eda Keremoglu-Waibler, Simon Niemeyer and Kei Nishiyama

Realising Democracy Amid Communicative Plenty: A Deliberative Systems Approach

Realising Democracy Amid Communicative Plenty: A Deliberative Systems Approach

Investigator(s):

John S. Dryzek, Selen Ercan, Paul Fawcett, Carolyn Hendriks and Michael Jensen

Key publications

Research Methods in Deliberative Democracy

Selen A. Ercan, Hans Asenbaum, Nicole Curato, Ricardo F. Mendonca

2022

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Oxford University Press

Research Methods in Deliberative Democracy

The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy

Edited by Andre Bächtiger, John S. Dryzek, Jane Mansbridge, and Mark Warren

2018

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Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy

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