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Sortition: Theory and Practice

Olivier Dowlen
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This volume reflects the up-and-coming academic interest in sortition. It is based on contributions to the first international conference dedicated to the subject held at the University of Political Science (Sciences-Po) in Paris in November 2008.The papers explore important theoretical questions such as how we should recognise and define differing lottery forms; the relationship between sortition and different aspects and forms of democracy; and its potential benefits to current political and commercial practice.
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hal-03417674 , version 1 (05-11-2021)



Olivier Dowlen, Gil Delannoi (Dir.). Sortition: Theory and Practice. Olivier Dowlen; Gil Delannoi. Imprint Academic, pp.181, 2010, 9781845401993. ⟨hal-03417674⟩
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