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Title: Liberty through the Lot: Using Sortition to Motivate Republican Politics
Authors: Coleman, Jacob
Advisors: Cooper, John
Department: Philosophy
Class Year: 2013
Abstract: Taking lessons from aspects of the republican revival, modern democratic societies may be able to better motivate civic participation while respecting individual freedom by changing the system of selecting some public officials from election to a voluntary sortition system coupled with shorter terms of office and better mechanisms of accountability.
Extent: 78 pages
Access Restrictions: Walk-in Access. This thesis can only be viewed on computer terminals at the Mudd Manuscript Library.
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en_US
Appears in Collections:Philosophy, 1924-2016

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