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Democratic Deliberation in Deeply Divided Societies:

From Conflict to Common Ground

Editors: Ugarriza, E., Caluwaerts, D. (Eds.)

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Through case-analysis and cross-sectional assessment of eleven countries this collection explores the most deeply divided societies in the world in order to highlight what deliberative democracy looks like in a deeply divided society and to understand the conditions that deliberative democracies could realistically emerge in difficult circumstances

About the authors

Juan E. Ugarriza earned his PhD from the Institute of Political Science at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Previously, he received an MA in history at the University of North Carolina, United States. His areas of academic interest are the deepening of democracy in contexts of conflict and the role of ideology in the twenty-first century. His work has been published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the International Journal of Conflict Management and the Journal of Public Deliberation. Currently, he is a faculty professor and researcher at El Rosario University (Bogota) and leads a team of researchers exploring the use of deliberative practices as a political reconciliation strategy in postconflict Colombia.

Didier Caluwaerts is a Democracy fellow at the Ash Center of the Harvard Kennedy School and a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. His research focuses on deliberative and participatory democracy in ethnically divided societies, and his work has been published in the European Political Science Review and the Journal of Public Deliberation.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Deliberation in Contexts of Conflict: An Introduction

    Ugarriza, Juan E. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Deliberative Democracy in Northern Ireland: Opportunities and Challenges for Consensus in a Consociational System

    Hayward, Katy

    Pages 11-34

  • Deliberative Stress in Linguistically Divided Belgium

    Caluwaerts, Didier (et al.)

    Pages 35-52

  • Deliberation and Democracy at the End of Armed Conflict: Postconflict Opportunities in the Basque Country

    Jeram, Sanjay (et al.)

    Pages 53-72

  • The Citizens, the Politicians and the Courts: A Preliminary Assessment of Deliberative Capacity in Colombia

    Orozco, Margarita M. (et al.)

    Pages 73-88

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-35781-6
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Hardcover $110.00
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Softcover $105.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Democratic Deliberation in Deeply Divided Societies:
Book Subtitle
From Conflict to Common Ground
Editors
  • E. Ugarriza
  • D. Caluwaerts
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35781-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137357816
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35780-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47088-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 225
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