James Tully examines two widely-practiced contemporary forms of engaged citizenship. The first is deliberative democracy as theorised by Amartya Sen: discursive participation in public spheres to influence representative governments. The second, associated with Elinor Ostrom, is the direct exercise of nonviolent political and economic powers by self-organising citizens in community-based organisations and global networks to realise public goods. Tully argues that these two practices of democratic citizenship can be seen as complementary.
- Erín Moure’s residency at Green College between January and April of 2015 will be supported by a $12,000 grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
- The 2013-14 Annual report is available to download.
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- October 10, 2014Patricia Brosseau-Liard's (GC 08-09) study of kindergarten kids showed that there is a big difference in the ability of four and five year-olds in determining when adults are lying.