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June 1, 2003

The European Science Foundation outlines the benefits of putting digital technologies at the centre of democracy.

Report
June 1, 2013

John Gastil and Robert Richards from Pennsylvania State University propose citizens' assemblies to empower the public.

Academic
April 10, 2010

Bruce Williams from the University of Virginia examines whether the internet is a major threat to, or a potential saviour of, democracy.

Academic

A database published by International IDEA, Inter-Parliamentary Union and Stockholm University provides information on the use of electoral quotas for women.

Statistics
April 3, 2015

Former federal government minister and Professorial Fellow at University of Melbourne Barry Jones laments the failure of our current system of democracy to tackle 'wicked' policy problems.

Opinion
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

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