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Barber, B. R. (1992). “Opinion polls: Public judgment or private prejudice?” The Responsive Community 2(2): 4-6.

Crosby, N., J. M. Kelly, et al. (1986). “Citizens panels: A new approach to citizen participation.” Public Administration Review 46(2): 170-178.

Joss, S. (1998). “Danish consensus conferences as a model of participatory technology assessment: an impact study of consensus conferences on Danish Parliament and Danish public debate.” Science and Public Policy 25(1): 2-22.

Kathlene, L. and J. A. Martin (1991). “Enhancing citizen participation: Panel designs, perspectives, and policy formation.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 10(1): 46-63.

Knag, S. (1998). “Let's toss for it. A surprising curb on political greed.” The Independent Review III, Fall(2): 199-209.

London, S. (1995). “Teledemocracy vs. deliberative democracy: A comparative look at two models of public talk.” Interpersonal Computing and Technology: An Electronic Journal for the 21st Century 3(2): 33-55.

Mackay, H. (1994). Why Don't People Listen? Sydney, Pan.

Metzger, D. (1990). “Personal disarmament: Negotiating with the inner government.” ReVISION 12(4): 3-9.

Renn, O., T. Webler, et al. (1993). “Public participation in decision making: A three-step procedure.” Policy Sciences 26: 189-214.

Stivers, C. (1994). “The listening bureaucrat: Responsiveness in public administration.” Public Administration Review 54(4): 364-369.


Blaug, R. (1999). Democracy, Real and Ideal. Discourse Ethics and Radical Politics. Albany, State University of New York Press.

Burnheim, J. (1985). Is democracy possible? The alternative to electoral politics. London, Polity Press.

Callenbach, E. and M. Phillips (1985). A citizen legislature. Berkeley, Banyan Tree Books.

Coote, A. and J. Lenaghan (1997). Citizens' Juries: Theory into Practice. London, Institute for Public Policy Research.

Fishkin, J. S. (1991). Democracy and deliberation. New directions for democratic reform. New Haven & London, Yale University Press.

Fishkin, J. S. (1997). The Voice of the People: Public Opinion and Democracy. New Haven, Yale University Press.

Ginsberg, B. (1982). The consequences of consent: Elections, citizen control and popular acquiescence. Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley.

Ginsberg, B. (1986). The captive public: How mass opinion promotes state power. New York, Basic Books.

Gould, C. C. (1988). Rethinking democracy. Freedom and social cooperation in politics, economics, and society. New York, Cambridge University Press.

Hansen, M. H. (1991). The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes. Oxford, UK & Cambridge, USA, Blackwell.

Joss, S. and J. Durant, Eds. (1995). Public Participation in Science. London, Science Museum & European Commission Directorate General X11.

Lijphart, A. (1984). Democracies. Patterns of Majoritarian and Consensus Government in Twenty-One Countries. New Haven and London, Yale University Press.

Lummis, C. D. (1996). Radical Democracy. New York, Cornell University Press.

Manin, B. (1997). The Principles of Representative Government. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Pateman, C. (1970). Participation and democratic theory. London, Cambridge University Press.

Renn, O., T. Webler, et al. (1995). Fairness and Competence in Citizen Participation. Evaluating Models for Environmental Discourse. Dordrecht/Boston/London, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Sarkissian, W. and K. Walsh (1994). Community Participation in Practice [kit]. Murdoch, W.A., Institute for Science and Technology.

Slaton, C. D. (1992). Televote: Expanding citizen participation in the Quantum Age. New York, Praeger Publishers.

Weale, A. (1999). Democracy. London, Macmillan Press.


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