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Structuring E-Participation in Policy Making through Argumentation

  • Trevor Bench-Capon
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8055)

Abstract

An important feature of democracies is that citizens can engage their Governments in dialogues about policies. They tend to do so in one of three ways: they may seek a justification of some policy or action; they may object to all or some aspects of a policy; or they may make policy proposals of their own.

Keywords

Social Contract Critical Question Argumentation Structure Argumentation Scheme Policy Proposal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trevor Bench-Capon
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of LiverpoolEngland

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