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L'impératif délibératif. Sintomer, Y. & Blondiaux, L. (2002).  Politix – Revue des sciences sociales du politique, 15(57): 17-35. (On the site of Persee. In French only.)

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What is a Deliberative Process?
A short introduction to deliberative processes.
Published in October, 2009.  DescriptionDownload  93 K

Deliberative processes are the subject of growing interest as tools for guiding and supporting policy making.

This information sheet is an introduction to the subject of deliberative processes. It offers a definition of "deliberation" and "deliberative process". It also gives a brief overview of two major approaches to deliberation as well as a few concrete examples.

What is a Deliberative Process?                                     
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