Democratic Deliberation in Deeply Divided Societies

From Conflict to Common Ground

  • Juan E. Ugarriza
  • Didier Caluwaerts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Deliberation in Contexts of Conflict: An Introduction

    1. Juan E. Ugarriza, Didier Caluwaerts
      Pages 1-8
  3. Obstacles and Opportunities for Deliberation in Divided Societies

  4. What Does a Deliberative Democracy Look Like in a Divided Society?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Didier Caluwaerts, Juan E. Ugarriza
      Pages 206-217
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 219-225

About this book


Through case-analysis and cross-sectional assessment of eleven countries this collection explores the most deeply divided societies in the world in order to highlight what deliberative democracy looks like in a deeply divided society and to understand the conditions that deliberative democracies could realistically emerge in difficult circumstances


Armed conflict conflict Deliberation democracy Engagement Israel Policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Juan E. Ugarriza
    • 1
  • Didier Caluwaerts
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of LawEl Rosario UniversityColombia
  2. 2.Harvard Kennedy SchoolUSA

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