CFP Deliberative Quality of Communication

“PublicationCall for papers: Journal of Public Deliberation Special Issue: Citizens, Media and Politics in Challenging Times: Perspectives on the Deliberative Quality of Communication. Deadline: 31 July 2019.

Guest editors: Christiane Grill (Mannheim Centre for European Social Research) and Anne Schäfer (Department of Political Science), both at University of Mannheim, Germany.

The special issue Citizens, Media and Politics in Challenging Times: Perspectives on the Deliberative Quality of Communication addresses a gap in the literature by systematically bringing together different strands of research on the deliberative qualities of citizens’, journalists’, and politicians’ communication. The special issue thus aims at providing an integrative and comprehensive picture on modern political communication in times western democracies are facing a multitude of disruptive challenges. Theoretical, empirical and methodological contributions focusing on the deliberative qualities of citizens’, journalists’, and politicians’ communication are welcome.