How does representative democracy in practice hold up to academic theories of how democratic representation should work? Lisa Disch is a professor of democratic theory who has crossed over to serve in government as a City Council member in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a middle-sized bright blue college town in a purplish state. Councilmember Disch reports on what the academy is missing or just gets wrong.
Representation and Representing: Democracy in Practice, Lessons From the Front Lines of Representative Government
Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
February 15, 2024 - 12:00 pm CST
- 1:00 pm
In Person at Humphrey School of Public Affairs or Virtual Via Zoom
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