2 edition of Decision Making in a Democracy found in the catalog.
Decision Making in a Democracy
by Irvington Publishers
Written in English
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shaver, James P. Decision-making in a democracy. Boston, Houghton Mifflin  (OCoLC) Document Type. Sociocracy, also called dynamic governance, is a system of governance which seeks to create harmonious social environments and productive is distinguished by the use of consent, rather than majority voting, in decision-making, and of discussion by people who know each other.
In his book, Democracy and Its Critics (), Dahl clarifies his view about democracy. No modern country meets the ideal of democracy, which is as a theoretical utopia. To reach the ideal requires meeting five criteria: Effective participation. Democracy improves the quality of decision-making: Democracy is based on consultation and discussion. A democratic decision always involves many people, discussions and meetings and they are able to point out possible mistakes in any decision. This may take time.
group democracy. When a decision is made that involves more than one person, the decision can often be made through a democratic procedure. Whether the setting is a classroom, a community group, a family, or a senate chamber, group decision making can proceed according to democratic or undemocratic principles. Don't give up on democracy: Read this book and get to work!"—Ben Hewitt, author of The Town that Food Saved and Making Supper Safe "The "slow" in Slow Democracy doesn't mean decision-making needs to take longer. It's an acknowledgement that investing in inclusive, deliberative, and empowered local decision-making is worth the time.
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About the Author John Gastil is a professor in Communication Arts and Sciences and Political Science at the Pennsylvania State University, where he also directs the McCourtney Institute for Democracy. He specializes in political deliberation and group decision making, particularly within small groups of lay by: The intelligence of democracy;: Decision making through mutual adjustment Unknown Binding – January 1, by Charles Edward Lindblom (Author) See all formats and editions.
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