Jane Mansbridge is the Adams Professor at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Her first books, Beyond Adversary Democracy
and Why We Lost the ERA
, focused on the quality of deliberation first in small participatory democracies and second in social movements. She is also editor of Beyond Self-Interest
, co-editor, with Susan Moller Okin, of Feminism
, and co-editor, with Aldon Morris, of Oppositional Consciousness: The Subjective Roots of Social Protest
. Mansbridge’s work on deliberative democracy includes “Everyday Talk in the Deliberative System,” in Steven Macedo, ed., Deliberative Politics
1999; “Deliberative and Non-Deliberative Negotiation,” HKS Working Paper 2009;,
“The Place of Self-Interest and the Role of Power in Deliberative Democracy,” with eight co-authors, in the Journal of Political Philosophy.
2010; and “A Systemic Approach to Deliberative Democracy,” with seven co-authors, in Parkinson and Mansbridge, eds. Deliberative Systems
, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.