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Author Tracy, Karen.

Title Challenges of ordinary democracy : a case study in deliberation and dissent / Karen Tracy
Published University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2010]


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Description xii, 251 pages ; 24 cm
Series Rhetoric and democratic deliberation
Rhetoric and democratic deliberation.
Summary "Analyzes the practice and meanings of democratic decision making through an extended case study of school board meetings in one western U.S. community. Argues that for communication conduct in local governance bodies, reasonable hostility is a more promising ideal than civility"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject School boards -- Colorado -- Case studies.
Public meetings -- Colorado -- Case studies.
Deliberative democracy -- Colorado -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
LC no. 2009053928
ISBN 9780271036892 cloth alkaline paper
0271036893 cloth alkaline paper