E-democracy
E-democracy (a combination of the words electronic and democracy), or internet democracy, incorporates 21st-century information and communications technology to promote democracy. That means a form of...
Parliamentary procedure
Parliamentary procedure is the body of rules, ethics, and customs governing meetings and other operations of clubs, organizations, legislative bodies, and other deliberative assemblies. It is part of ...
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Unconference
An unconference, also called OpenSpace conference is a participant-driven meeting. The term "unconference" has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or mor...
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Scientific consensus
Scientific consensus is the collective judgment, position, and opinion of the community of scientists in a particular field of study. Consensus implies general agreement, though not necessarily unanim...
Citizens' assembly
A citizens' assembly is a body formed from the citizens of a modern state to deliberate on an issue or issues of national importance. Typically, the membership of a citizens' assembly is randomly sele...
Charrette
A charrette (pronounced [shuh-ret]), often Anglicized to charette or charet and sometimes called a design charrette, is an intense period of design or planning activity.
The word charrette may ref...
Deliberative assembly
A deliberative assembly is an organization comprising members who use parliamentary procedure to make decisions. In a speech to the electorate at Bristol in 1774, Edmund Burke described the British Pa...
Groupthink
Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people, in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or dysfunctional decision-making out...
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Risinghill School
Risinghill School was an early comprehensive school opened in 1960 in Islington, under the headmastership of Michael Duane; a charismatic advocate of progressive and non-authoritarian education. The s...
Congress.org
Congress.org is a website run by the CQ-Roll Call Group, which provides information on actions of the United States Congress and news about federal advocacy and activism. One tool on the site helps us...
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Involve (think tank)
The Involve Foundation (known as Involve) is a leading UK based charity focused on public participation.
Involve is based in Central London with Simon Burall as Director and is governed by a board...
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Consensus (medical)
Medical consensus is a public statement on a particular aspect of medical knowledge at the time the statement is made that a representative group of experts agree to be evidence-based and state-of-the...
Online deliberation
The term online deliberation describes the emerging field of practice and research related to the design, implementation and study of deliberative processes that rely on the use of electronic informat...
AmericaSpeaks
AmericaSpeaks was a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization whose mission was to "engage citizens in the public decisions that impact their lives." AmericaSpeaks' work is focused on trying to c...
Open Forum (Australia)
Open Forum is an Australian E-democracy site.
The site was launched after a 2007 survey suggesting it would be an official government-run service. (Correction - Open Forum was always intended as ...
Aktiv Demokrati
Direktdemokraterna ("direct democrats"), previously Aktiv Demokrati ("active democracy") is a political party founded in 2002. Their aim is to get direct, e-democracy in Sweden, using a mix of delegat...
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Barcampbank
BarCampBank is an ongoing series of unconferences about innovation in the financial world. This subset of the software-oriented BarCamp grew out of BarCampParis4, on September 16, 2006 in Paris at Man...
Infocamp
InfoCamp is a global movement of collaborative unconferences addressing topics in information science and related fields.
The first InfoCamp was held in Seattle in 2007. To date, there have been 8...
Temporary majority
A temporary majority exists when the positions of the members present and voting in a meeting of a deliberative assembly on a subject are not representative of the membership as a whole. It is in cont...
International Teledemocracy Centre
The International Teledemocracy Centre (ITC) was established at Edinburgh Napier University in 1999. The centre is dedicated to researching innovative e-democracy systems that will strengthen public u...
E-Petitioner
E-petitioner is an online petition system developed in Scotland, characterised by its integration into the processes of representative democracy. It allows citizens to raise and sign a petition, read ...
Inclusive Management
Inclusive Management is a pattern of practices by public managers that facilitate the inclusion of public employees, experts, the public, and politicians in collaboratively addressing public problems ...
Collaborative e-democracy
Collaborative e-democracy or super-democracy is a democratic conception that combines key features of direct democracy, representative democracy, and e-democracy (i.e. the use of ICTs for democratic p...
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Deliberative democracy
Deliberative democracy or discursive democracy is a form of democracy in which deliberation is central to decision-making. It adopts elements of both consensus decision-making and majority rule. De...
Deliberation Day
Deliberation Day is a proposed holiday promoting deliberative democracy suggested by American political scientists Bruce Ackerman and James Fishkin. It would supplement or replace Presidents' Day in t...
False-consensus effect
In psychology, the false-consensus effect or false-consensus bias is a cognitive bias whereby a person tends to overestimate the extent to which their beliefs or opinions are typical of those of other...
AdaCamp
AdaCamp is a series of unconferences organized by the Ada Initiative. AdaCamp is the only conference that focuses on women's participation in open technology and culture, including the development of ...
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Free School of Evanston
The Free School of Evanston was an alternative school that existed in Evanston, Illinois,USA from 1971 to 1976, for five school years.
The Free School was influenced by Summerhill School.At meeti...