Democracy and the public realm: Towards a progressive agenda? (Soundings 36, Summer 2007)
Author: Janet Newman, Nick Mahony
Janet Newman, Nick Mahony
In its deployment of the language of democracy – devolution, participation, engagement, the ‚Äònew localism‚Äô – New Labour has frequently emptied it of all content. How can we put new life into this vocabulary, and into democratic¬†practices?