A Theoretical Model of How Digital Platforms for Public Consultation Can Leverage Deliberation to Boost Democratic Legitimacy

Written by John Gastil 11 April 2021

This article examines online civic platforms and civic tech, “public participation, deliberative quality, decision quality, government responsiveness, institutional legitimacy, and opportunities for empowered public engagement” (Gastil 2021).

Publisher: Journal on Deliberative Democracy

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Categories: Article, Media and technology, Tools of Democracy