Challenges of ordinary democracy : a case study in deliberation and dissent
Source:Rhetoric and democratic deliberation, Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pa., p.251 (2010)
Call Number:Cubb LB2831 .T73 2010
Keywords:Deliberative democracy--Colorado--Case studies, Public meetings--Colorado--Case studies, School boards--Colorado--Case studies
Summary: "Analyzes the practice and meanings of democratic decision making through an extended case study of school board meetings in one western U.S. community. Argues that for communication conduct in local governance bodies, reasonable hostility is a more promising ideal than civility"--Provided by publisher.