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The Department of Political Science Presents Jane J. Mansbridge

When: Friday, March 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Scott Hall, 201, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: John Robert Mocek  

Group: Department of Political Science

Category: Academic


"Legitamate Coercion and the Future of Political Science"

Jane J. Mansbridge
Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Dr. Mansbridge is the author of Beyond Adversary Democracy, an empirical and normative study of face-to-face democracy, and the award-winning Why We Lost the ERA, a study of anti-deliberative dynamics in social movements based on organizing for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. She is also editor or coeditor of the volumes Beyond Self-Interest, Feminism, Oppositional Consciousness, Deliberative Systems, and Negotiating Agreement in Politics. She was President of the American Political Science Association in 2012-13. Her current work includes studies of representation, democratic deliberation, everyday activism, and the public understanding of free-rider problems.

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