WP1: State of the Debate

"There's nothing more practical than a good theory."

- Kurt Lewin

Goals
  1. Ensure all partners have similar understanding of the main concepts used in the project

  2. Provide partners with understanding of the multiple connotations and meanings that connect ideas of liberal democracy and theories of representation, public policy, participation and deliberation

  3. Locating EUARENAS’ approach in well-defined theoretical orientation among broader discussions within the democratic theory

  4. Inform other packages through cooperation in preparing theoretical background for methodology and ethics of the empirical study and piloting

Deliverables

06/2021

08/2022

12/2023

State of Democracy Debate Chapter
Conceptual Framework Update

06/2024

Final Report Chapter