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Resolving Community Conflicts and ProblemsPublic Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue$
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Roger Lohmann and Jon Van Til

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780231151689

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231151689.001.0001

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The Future of Deliberation and Dialogue Studies

The Future of Deliberation and Dialogue Studies

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(p.333) 18 The Future of Deliberation and Dialogue Studies
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Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems
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Jon Van Til

Dolly Ford

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231151689.003.0018

This chapter concludes that sustained dialogue and democratic deliberation may be seen as part of an ongoing intellectual movement that finds a basic test of democracy in the quantity and quality of the public dialogue that it engenders. The two practices are at the heart of the concept of democratic participation in solving entrenched problems, and such public conversations can work in a variety of settings to enhance the role of citizens as active members of a democratic society. In addition, sustained dialogue is not only important theoretically as a component of active democratic participation, but it is also a tool to advance the quality of individual and community life.

Keywords:   sustained dialogue, democratic deliberation, public conversations, active democratic participation, community life

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