Improving democratic procedures
Description: Increasing the participation of all people of a society in the decision-making process.
Claim: Higher attainment in education and higher expectations of the electorate in participating in their own governance require increasing democratization of all institutions.
Counter Claim: Without checks on public opinion, increasing participation in decision-making leads to the oppression of minorities and reducing decisions to the lowest common denominator.
Subjects: Cybernetics Political theoriesReform
Type Classification: C: Cross-sectoral strategies