Journal of Public Deliberation is a peer reviewed, open access journal with the principal objective of synthesizing the research, opinion, projects, experiments and experiences of academics and practitioners in the multi-disciplinary field of "deliberative democracy."
Current Issue: Volume 14, Issue 2 (2018) Deliberative Democracy in an Era of AuthoritarianismThis is a special issue that considers the relationship of deliberative democracy and authoritarianism. The essays represent a variety of perspectives how deliberative scholars and practitioners should respond to authoritarian threats to democracy, how deliberation relates to other forms of political civic engagement, and what current political trends may mean for future deliberative research and practice.
Authoritarianism and Deliberative Democracy: Responding to Our Current Political Times and Contexts
Timothy J. Shaffer and Laura W. Black
Deliberative Mini-publics as a Partial Antidote to Authoritarian Information Strategies
Robert C. Richards Jr.
Stealth Democracy: Authoritarianism and Democratic Deliberation
Authoritarians don't deliberate: Cultivating deliberation and resisting authoritarian tools in an age of global nationalism
Robert S. Hinck, Hayley Hawthorne, and Joshua Hawthorne
Strengthening Democracy by Design: Challenges and Opportunities
Nancy L. Thomas and J. Kyle Upchurch