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  • An analysis of eParticipation in Scottish local authorities 

    Tait, Elizabeth (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Consulting the public in policy making is a statutory obligation for Scottish local authorities but ‘traditional’ forms of public participation such as public meetings are not considered to be effective for engaging a ...
  • Death by 'African' democracy: killing consequences of Western power prognosis. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (GESIS, 2017-12-14)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2017 Death by 'African' democracy: killing consequences of Western power prognosis. Historical social research [online], 42(4), pages 169-188. Available from:
    American enthusiasm for promoting democracy has waned since the longer term consequences of the 2003 invasion of Iraq became apparent. The neo-cons misplaced confidence in the superiority of their ideals appeared to blind ...
  • The discourse of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. Gray's School of Art., 2016-02)
    PRICE, J.F.R. 2016. The discourse of cultural leadership. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Cultural leadership has been a key concept in cultural policy and training since 2002. Most closely associated with the UK’s Clore Leadership Programme, it has been developed through various courses and initiatives ...
  • 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 ...