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  • Inequality and deliberative democracy. 

    McLaverty, Peter (Edinburgh University Press, 2014-01-01)
    MCLAVERTY, P. 2014. Inequality and deliberative democracy. In Elstub, S. and McLaverty, P. (eds.) Deliberative democracy: issues and cases. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, chapter 2.
    Deliberative Democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest. In this book a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround ...
  • New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+. 

    McLaverty, Peter; MacLeod, Iain; Tait, Elizabeth; Baxter, Graeme; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael James (Communities and Culture Network+ http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs, 2015-05-01)
    MCLAVERTY, P., MACLEOD, I., TAIT, E., BAXTER, G., GOKER, A. and HERON, M. 2015. New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+. In Working Papers of the Communities and Culture Network+ [online], 6, Oct 2015. Available from: http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs
    The main aim of this study will be to analyse the transition of social media activism since the Scottish referendum, in order to establish whether the related activism is sustained over a longer timescale, particularly in ...
  • The road to nowhere? A critical case study of the political discourses in the debates around the decision to construct a bypass road around Aberdeen. 

    Furrie, Nicola (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-05)
    This research examined the role of communication – and in particular public relations (PR) and public affairs activities – in the decision-making processes around the proposal to build a bypass road around the city of ...
  • The role of specialised groups in the debate about the European Constitution. 

    Garcia, Luis Bouza (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-05)
    This thesis uses the notion of specialised publics in order to analyse whether the participation of civil society organisations in the European Convention contributed to make European publics more aware of this debate. In ...
  • Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people. 

    MacLeod, Iain (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2009-12)
    The Scottish Parliament which (re)convened in 1999 was designed to engender a new style of political practice. This ‘new politics’ was intended to address perceived failures within the ‘Westminster approach’ to policy‐making ...