Resources on Citizens’ Assemblies and Deliberative Democracy
Resources created by the team:
Devine-Wright, P. & Moseley, A. (2019). Developing a Net Zero Citizen’s Assembly for Devon: A Rapid Review of Evidence and Best Practice, Prepared for the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group and the Devon Net Zero Task Force
- Sandover, R., Moseley, A. & Devine-Wright. (2020). The Feasibility of an Online Citizens’ Assembly to support Devon’s Transition to Net Zero: Rapid Review
- Sandover, R., Moseley, A. and Devine-Wright. P. (2021) Contrasting views of Citizens’ Assemblies: Exploring stakeholder perceptions of deliberative public engagement on climate change. Politics and Governance, Forthcoming.
- Presentation to Devon Citizen’s Assembly Stakeholders workshop, Nov 2019.
- Presentation to PCAN Conference (Place-Based Climate Action Network), Oct 2020 -see News
Involve: Involve have a number of blog posts and publications on the resources page of their website, many of which provide insights in to the Climate Assembly UK’s format and sessions.
Climate Assembly UK:
- Climate Assembly UK website: a wide range of resources including from expert leads and informants to the 2020 deliberation process.
- Final report of the UK Climate Assembly: https://www.climateassembly.uk/report/
Public Deliberation Reading List:
- Dryzek, J.S., Bächtiger, A., Chambers, S., Cohen, J., Druckman, J.N., Felicetti, A. Warren, M.E. 2019.‘The crisis of democracy and the science of deliberation’.Science, 363(6432),1144-46.
- Escobar, O. and Elstub, S. Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, M.A., USA: Edward Elgar.
- Fishkin, J. (2020). Cristina Lafont’s Challenge to Deliberative Minipublics. Journal of Deliberative Democracy, 16(2), 56–62. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16997/jdd.394
- Geissel, B. and Newton, K. (eds), Evaluating Democratic Innovations. Curing the Democratic Malaise?, London and New York: Routledge.
- Giraudet, L-G., Apouey, B., Arab, H., Baeckelandt, S. Begout P., et al. 2021. Deliberating on Climate Action: Insights from the French Citizens’ Convention for Climate. ffhal-03119539f
- Garry, J., Pow, J., Coakley, J., Farrell, D., O’Leary, B., & Tilley, J. (Accepted/In press). ‘The Perception of the Legitimacy of Citizens’ Assemblies in Deeply Divided Places? Evidence of public and elite opinion from consociational Northern Ireland’. Government and Opposition: An International Journal of Comparative Politics.
- Goodin, R.E. & Dryzek, J.S. 2006. ‘Deliberative Impacts: The Macro-Political Uptake of Mini-Publics’. Politics & Society, 34: 2, 219-244.
- Hendriks, C. M. (2016). Coupling Citizens and Elites in Deliberative Systems: The Role of Institutional Design. European Journal of Political Research, 55: 43–60.
- Lafont, C. 2017. Can Democracy be Deliberative & Participatory? The Democratic Case for Political Uses of Mini-Publics, Daedalus , 146:3, 85-105.
- Smith, G. (2009) Democratic Innovations: Designing Institutions for Citizen Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Strandberg, K. and Grönlund, K. (2018) ‘Online deliberation’, In Andre Bächtiger, John S. Dryzek, Jane Mansbridge, and Mark Warren (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of deliberative Democracy.
- Werner, H., & Marien, S. (2020). ‘Process vs. Outcome? How to Evaluate the Effects of Participatory Processes on Legitimacy Perceptions’. British Journal of Political Science, 1-8. doi:10.1017/S0007123420000459