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Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

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Complexity, division, mistrust, and "process paralysis" can thwart leaders and others when they tackle local challenges. In Democracy as Problem Solving, Xavier de Souza Briggs shows how civic capacity -- the capacity to create and sustain smart collective action -- can be developed and used. In an era of sharp debate over the conditions under which democracy can develop w ...more
Hardcover, 374 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by MIT Press (MA) (first published July 18th 2008)
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