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dc.contributor.authorLo, Alex
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T16:05:25Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T16:05:25Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.date.modified2013-05-30T00:42:16Z
dc.identifier.issn0263774X
dc.identifier.doi10.1068/c1083
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/42685
dc.description.abstractAs a political institution, open deliberation on public policy can enhance legitimacy and procedural justice. As a science, decision-aiding deliberative procedures can help overcome bounded rationality of individuals. Integrating the two modes of inquiry would be perfect for capturing the plural values of the environment. However, the analytic requirements seem to point in a different direction from the political ideals. Legitimacy problems arise when the supposedly unconstrained process is professionally 'guided'. But rigorous decision aids fail to work without some degree of cognitive guidance. A trend in ecosystems valuation research is the use of analytic techniques in the deliberative processes of value articulation. In this paper an analytic - deliberative approach is assessed against a deliberative democracy theory. This approach seeks to facilitate deliberation within individuals and to engineer preference towards instrumental rationality. The evaluative framework allows predetermination of the range of outcomes. Little room has been made for value debates, thus the moral need for actual discussion is weak. Being expert centred, the framework provides constricted spaces for empowerment. Alternative expressions unintelligible to the science may be put at a disadvantage. The scope for a reflexive democratic institution appears limited. A promising deliberative valuation approach should be integrative, including analytic and political elements as complementary to each other, and should be democratic in its production.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
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dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherPion
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom958
dc.relation.ispartofpageto974
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEnvironment and Planning C: Government and Policy
dc.relation.ispartofvolume29
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolitical Theory and Political Philosophy
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironment and Resource Economics
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160609
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode140205
dc.titleAnalysis and democracy: the antecedents of the deliberative approach of ecosystems valuation
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environment
gro.rights.copyright© 2011 Pion Ltd., London. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
gro.date.issued2011
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gro.griffith.authorLo, Alex


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