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Deliberation, Competition, or Practice? The Online Debate as an Arena for Political Participation
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2013-06)
Several studies have found that political online debates do not to live up to deliberative standards of discussion. Even so, these debates may have democratic value. In the present article, the analytic focus is extended ...
After the Performance
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2015-10-21)
In May 2010, the Best Party won the municipal elections in Reykjavik, and the party’s leading figure, comedian Jón Gnarr, was appointed Mayor of Reykjavik. During the election campaign, the party ‘performed democracy’ ...