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Gastil on Public Deliberation from the Jury Room to Initiative Elections

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has published Public Deliberation from the Jury Room to Initiative Elections, in Connections 2013: Citizens in Democratic Politics. Here are excerpts: The Kettering Foundation has worked with political communication scholar John Gastil … Continue reading

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Levine on the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review

Professor Dr. Peter Levine of Tufts University has posted the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, at the Democracy Fund Blog. Here are excerpts: […] The Citizens Initiative Review process combines the best of [direct democracy and deliberation]. The text of an … Continue reading

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Knobloch, Barthel, and Gastil: Emanating Effects: The Impact of Microlevel Deliberation on the Public’s Political Attitudes

Professor Dr. Katherine R. Knobloch of Colorado State University, Michael Barthel of the University of Washington, and Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University, presented a paper entitled Emanating Effects: The Impact of Microlevel Deliberation on the Public’s Political … Continue reading

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Gastil on the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review 2012

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has posted The Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, at the Democracy Fund Blog. The post summarizes the results of the 2012 Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, “which convene[d] a group of average citizens together … Continue reading

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Knobloch, Gastil, et al.: Applying an Evaluative Model of Democratic Deliberation to the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review

Professor Dr. Katherine R. Knobloch, Professor Dr. John Gastil, Justin Reedy, and Professor Dr. Katherine Cramer-Walsh, have published Did They Deliberate? Applying an Evaluative Model of Democratic Deliberation to the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, forthcoming in Journal of Applied Communication … Continue reading

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Legal Communication Papers @ NCA 2012

Many papers on legal communication were presented at NCA 2012: The 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held November 15-18, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Here is a list of those I could identify. For abstracts and full … Continue reading

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Legislation by Amateurs: The Role of Legal Details and Knowledge in Initiative Deliberation

[Note: This paper has been accepted for presentation at NCA 2013, the 99th annual convention of the National Communication Association, to be held 21-24 November 2013 in Washington, DC.] Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of … Continue reading

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