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July 1, 2014

Janette Hartz-Karp and Brian Sullivan examine the limitations of online public deliberation and propose an alternative approach in the Journal of Public Deliberation.

Academic

Figures compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union show many new democracies are electing a higher percentage of women than Western democracies.

Statistics
August 1, 2014

The University of Pittsburgh's Melanie Hughes reviews the book Contagious Representation by Frank Thames and Margaret Williams.

Academic
December 15, 2008

Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson makes a case for why lobbyists benefit democracy.

Opinion
December 11, 2014

Francesca Polletta, of the University of California, Irvine, argues the Internet has produced new understandings of equality, organisation and democracy.

Academic
March 8, 2013

Gordon Goldstein in The Washington Post reviews Moises Naim’s book The End of Power which argues 'power is becoming easier to disrupt and harder to consolidate'.

Academic
November 14, 2013

Joy McCann of the Australian Parliamentary Library takes a comprehensive look at electoral gender quotas around the world.

Report
September 1, 2014

The Economist's annual survey on democracy's health across the world finds all is far from well. 

Statistics
April 20, 2009

Lee Drutman from the New America Foundation argues that parliamentary systems consistently produce better outcomes than presidential ones.

Academic

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