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Frontiers of Democracy: Theory and Practice

Conference Track 3

What role is there for innovative theory in civic practice? For example: how might Elinor Ostrom's Nobel-prize-winning research on "common pool resources" help citizens, public officials, and other leaders share the work of sustaining deliberative democracy?

NOTE: There are two sets of items here. First there are issues that relate theory to practice. Then, there are theoretical questions to be addressed.

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1 What are principles of institutional design for collective action and civic renewal? Ron Lubensky 2398
2 How can we reclaim thinking colonized by the market? Ron Lubensky 2052
3 How do we build civic agency to foster a civic renewal movement? Ron Lubensky 1636
4 Is there a theory to take good practices to scale? Ron Lubensky 1912
5 What are principles of "civic artisanship"? Ron Lubensky 1831
6 How to move from self-interest to community? Ron Lubensky 1575
7 Limits to theory Ron Lubensky 1772
8 Exploitation between theorists and practitioners Ron Lubensky 1795
9 Theory emerges in teaching and learning Ron Lubensky 1763
10 Practitioners turn to theory to improve on existing models Ron Lubensky 1511
11 Theory offers values rather than strategies Ron Lubensky 1464