Scaling-up deliberation


The most successful democratic innovations insofar have only been able to promote good deliberation by employing small discussion groups (5 to 15 participants). In the first field experiment of this ongoing project we show that it is possible to design online democratic innovations that can induce good argumentation in large groups of more than 150 participants using argument mapping.


In April 2016 I have applied to a grant to expand the pilot project.


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