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Deliberative democracy talk, Idit Menosevitch by Mind Map: Deliberative democracy talk, Idit Menosevitch
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Deliberative democracy talk, Idit Menosevitch

derived from the perception of the public space

main claim

deliberative public discussion yields better/optimal decisions


discussion in which participants carefully examine ... while giving respect & הכללה

Gastil, 2008

Must contain 2 components, Analytical process, base of knowledge, values system, identify & evaluate solutions, decision making, not always, Social process, Equality, הכללה, Mutual listening, Mutual respect

This definition is a normative ideal, can be used to evaluate communication processe

goal of deliberative discussion:

solve problems


context (israel) is very important

solution for the states may not be compatible with Israeli culture


Applications, in the 80's-90's

F2F meetings in US & Europe, bottom-up/grass-roots, community scale

In nation-sclae, mainly using polls, Fishkin, National Issues Forum, Choose national issue & conduct public forums & discussions to extract public opinion

Mixed effects, Empower political orientation, Improve decision making processes

Criticism, Eliticist, Lay men can't be involved in decision making, Difficult in implementation, pre-internet-age

Deliberative democracy in the digital age

Technology today can overcome logistic problems

Hybrid technologies, involving also F2F meetings

Creative diverse technologies

Practical pragmatic approach

Examples, America Speaks, Organized 5K ppl F2F meeting discussing post-9/11 planning, 800 online ppl, Viewpoint learning, 1000 tables, in Israeli, Augmented deliberation, Mixed F2F & digital discussions, E.g., using Second Life, to visualize urban planing options

Promoting online deliberative democracy


factors affectibg the quality

Real-time or async




Perception of public space, Freiser


Leveraging deliberative discussion




Mushon Zer-Aviv

Is the underlying assumption that crowds deliberation yields better decisions?, Idit:, Yes, at least in the aspect that the solutions fits more members of the crowd

Doron Tzur

An important aspect not mentioned:, by involving many people in the deliberative process, a major effect is the consciousness change of the participants, that better understand the problem, better influence the solution to fit them, & yield increased chances to realize the decisions


Phd in deliberative democracy

Lecturer in Netanya College