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Deliberation and Courts

The Role of the Judiciary in a Deliberative System

Donald Bello Hutt

. Accordingly, he sees constitutional review as the application of already justified constitutional norms to ordinary legislation. The adjudicator assumes the role of an impartial referee between citizens and their representatives; it ensures that public opinion

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Roberto Farneti

Trends in American Public Opinion .” American Journal of Sociology 114 ( 2 ): 408 – 446 . Bishop , Bill . 2009 . The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart . Boston : Mariner Books . Booth , Alan . 1985

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Leif Lewin

Global Democracy Will Be Realized . Amherst, NY : Cambria Press . Lippmann , Walter . 1922 . Public Opinion . New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company . Macdonald , Terry . 2008 . Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation beyond

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’Tis but a Habit in an Unconsolidated Democracy

Habitual Voting, Political Alienation and Spectatorship

Anthony Lawrence A. Borja

Political Science Review 97 ( 2 ): 261 – 280 . Bergan , D. E. , A. S. Gerber , D. P. Green and C. Panagopoulos . 2005 . ‘ Grassroots Mobilization and Voter Turnout in 2004 ’, Public Opinion Quarterly 69 ( 5 ): 760 – 777 . Borja , A. L. A

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‘The Expenditure of a Million of British Sovereigns in this Otherwise Miserable Place’

Frontier Wars, Public Debt and the Cape’s Non-racial Constitution

Jeff Peires

broke out, the financial implications took time to register, as the Parliamentary vote already quoted clearly shows. But with the advent of the Eighth Frontier War, a mere three years after the close of the Seventh, it started to dawn on British public

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Filimon Peonidis

) claims that “no one wants to appear autocratic, eccentric or stupid” and that allotted legislators would not dare to ignore “the force of public opinion.” I will grant him this point, since it is not unlikely for these legislators to be responsive to the

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The Deliberative Potential of Facultative Referendums

Procedure and Substance in Direct Democracy

Alice el-Wakil

Direct Democracy? A Reply to Critics. ” Pp. 357 – 360 in Is Democracy Viable without a Unified Public Opinion? The Swiss Experience and the Belgian Case , ed. Dave Sinardet and Marc Hooghe . Brussels : Re-Bel e-books . Trechsel , Alexander H