different democracies

“The solution to the problems of democracy is more democracy” (Dewey)


Exploring democratic history; theory and practice; critiques of representation; institutions for deliberation; citizen engagement in governance; public accountability; democratic innovations; democracy and value.


Select Publications:

Direct Accountability at the End,’ Blaug, R. in Leighton, D., White, S. (eds.), Building a Citizen Society: the Emerging Politics of Republican Democracy, London: Lawrence and Wishart, (2008) .  [Find]

Engineering Democracy,’ Political Studies, Blaug, R. (2002) 50(1): 102-16.    [Find]

Outbreaks of Democracy, Socialist Register, (2000), pp. 145-60.   [Find]

Democracy, Real and Ideal: Discourse Ethics and Radical Politics,  Blaug, R.  Albany: State University of New York Press, (1999).    [Find]      [IntroductionMain Text]

Distortion of Face to Face: Communicative Reason and Social Work Practice,’ British Journal of Social Work, Blaug, R. (1995)  25(4) 423-39.


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