Rebuilding the ship: a new model of democracy in emergence

Harrison, Karey and Hutton, Drew (2005) Rebuilding the ship: a new model of democracy in emergence. In: Ecopolitics XVI: Transforming Environmental Governance for the 21st Century, 4-6 Jul 2005, Brisbane, Australia.

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[Extract from Introduction]: In this paper the authors will analyse in some detail the anarchist techniques and organisational practices which have been dismissed by political theorists as unworthy of further attention, and show that anarchist movements in the past anticipated and developed solutions to many of the dilemmas only now being discussed by theorists promoting deliberative democracy. We rely on both theoretical arguments as well as internal organisational evidence available to us from our personal involvement in green politics, especially the Australian Greens, to show that these solutions have been rediscovered and successfully adapted and adopted in Green movement and Green party organisational structures.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
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Additional Information: Author retains copyright. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 333.720994 Tra. Full publisher details: Ecopolitics Association of Australasia / Griffith University, Centre for Governance and Public Policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Mass Communication
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:29
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian Greens, anarchist theory, anarchism, political theory and practice
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160601 Australian Government and Politics
16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160609 Political Theory and Political Philosophy

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