Lyn Carson

First Name: Lyn
Last Name: Carson
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Audio program
6 June 2011

Professor Lyn Carson from the Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy at the University of Western Sydney talks about using deliberative democracy to solve the world's 'wicked problems'.

Report
6 June 2011

Leaders talk about holding large-scale public conversations, but they won't succeed if the methods are unsatisfying for participants, if an authentic conversation occurs at all.

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Article
9 September 2010

Lyn Carson argues that citizen assemblies do have a lot to offer if they are done the right way.

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Report
22 May 2008

The 2020 Summit was primarily a gathering of experts. What might it have looked like if participants had been randomly selected from the Australian population, to create a truly representative '...

Report
13 April 2005

At a time when dissatisfaction with politicians is glaringly evident, the solution is not less democracy, of course; it is deeper democracy. And in deliberative experiments around the world,...

Report
22 February 2005

Many disappointed supporters of Mark Latham and John Kerry will be waiting for their next chance at the ballot box. But would the world be different if elections in 2004 had gone the other way?...

Report
14 January 2004

George Monbiot's recent book, The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order, tackles the problem of 'democratic deficit' in a world where democracy seems to be the only political...

Report
13 August 2002

Lyn Carson, Stuart White, Carolyn Hendriks and Jane Palmer report on a consultation experiment they conducted confirming community support for container deposit legislation in NSW. They claim that...

Report
1 July 2002

This article concerns a 2001 experiment that took place during an independent legislative review commissioned by the Minister for the Environment in New South Wales.

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