It is argued that Pettit’s conception of “contestatory democracy” is superior to deliberative, direct and epistemic democracy. The strong and weak points of these conceptions are discussed drawing upon the work of a.o Bruce Bimber. It is further argued that ‘contestation’ and ‘information’ are highly relevant notions in thinking about, just, viable and sustainable design for E-democracy.
Keywords E-democracy  deliberative democracy  internet  contestatory democracy  digital democracy  E-voting  Philip Pettit  Bruce Bimber
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DOI 10.1007/s10676-005-4581-4
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