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The Public Mapping Project
How Public Participation Can Revolutionize Redistricting
Rebuilding Public Institutions Together
Professionals and Citizens in a Participatory Democracy
The Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal is an initiative of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Pennsylvania State University. It annually recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and organizations that produce exceptional innovations to further democracy in the United States or around the world.In this book, Albert W. Dzur argues...
Why American Elections Are Flawed (And How to Fix Them)
Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them) describes several major challenges observed during the 2016 U.S. elections. Pippa Norris outlines the core concept and measure of electoral integrity, the key yardstick used by the Electoral Integrity Project to evaluate free and fair...
How to Reshape a Democratic Politics
Joan C. Tronto argues that we need to rethink American democracy, as well as our own fundamental values and commitments, from a caring...
Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?
As more and more communities turn to participatory budgeting as a means of engaging citizens, prioritizing civic projects, and allocating local, state, and federal funding, this cogent volume will offer guidance and inspiration to others who want to transform democracy in the United States and...