The Political Economy of Devolution in Britain from the Postwar Era to Brexit

The Political Economy of Devolution in Britain from the Postwar Era to Brexit

Nick Vlahos

2020

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Palgrave

Summary

Bringing together ten leading researchers in the field of deliberative democracy, this important book examines the features of a Deliberative Mini-Public (DMP) and considers how DMPs link into democratic systems.

It examines the core design features of DMPs and their role in the broader policy process and takes stock of the characteristics that distinguish them from other forms of citizen participation. In doing so, the book offers valuable insights into the contributions that DMPs can make not only to the policy process, but also to the broader agenda of revitalising democracy in contemporary times.