Introduction / Daniel Weinstock and David KahanePart 1: Educating Deliberative Citizens1 Conceptions of the Good: Challenging the Premises of Deliberative Democracy / Micheline Milot2 Religious Belief, Religious Schooling, and the Demands of Reciprocity / Harry Brighouse3 Religious Education and Democratic Character / Paul WeithmanPart 2: Deliberative Democracy, Constitutions, and the Boundaries of Deliberation4 Open versus Closed Constitutional Negotiation / Simone Chambers5 Is Democracy a Means to Global Justice? / James BohmanPart 3: Deliberative Democracy and Indigenous Peoples6 Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Reconciliation / Duncan Ivison7 Resisting Culture: Seyla Benhabib's Deliberative Approach to the Politics of Recognition in Colonial Contexts / Glen Coulthard8 The Implications of Incommensurability for Deliberative Democracy / Jorge M. ValadezPart 4: Citizen Dialogue and Decision Making in a Deliberative Democracy9 Public Opinion and Popular Will / Henry S. Richardson10 Consulting the Public Thoughtfully: Prospects for Deliberative Democracy / James Fishkin11 The Micropolitics of Deliberation: Beyond Argumentation to Recognition and Justice / John Forester and David KahaneReferencesIndex
A dynamic exploration of how deliberative democracy can be implemented in complex and unjust societies.
David Kahane is an associate professor and Vargo Distinguished Teaching Chair in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta. Daniel Weinstock is a professor of philosophy and Canada Research Chair in Ethics and Political Philosophy at Universite de Montreal. Dominique Leydet is a professor of philosophy at Universite de Quebec a Montreal. Melissa Williams is a professor of political science at the University of Toronto.Contributors: James Bohman, Harry Brighouse, Simone Chambers, Glen Coulthard, James Fishkin, John Forester, David Kahane, Duncan Ivison, Micheline Milot, Henry S. Richardson, Jorge Valadez, and Paul Weithman