strategy

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.
Broader:
Upgrading
Facilitated by:
Researching democracy
Values:
Undemocratic
Organizations:
One World Action
Subjects:
Cybernetics
Political theories
Reform
Type Classification:
C: Cross-sectoral strategies