September 2010: Exploratory meeting to discuss "Ingredients of a Healthy Democracy"

What are the ingredients integral to a healthy democracy? In September, the Tobin Project invited eight top scholars with expansive and overlapping perspectives to consider the fundamental institutions and processes that constitute a sustainable and vibrant democracy. The group paid particular attention to the role of civil society and education in democratic societies. Meeting participants included  Archon Fung (Harvard Kennedy School), Alex Keyssar (Harvard Kennedy School), James Kloppenberg (Harvard University, History), James Robinson (Harvard University, Government), Michael Sandel (Harvard University, Government), Jenny Mansbridge (Harvard Kennedy School), and Lani Guinier (Harvard Law School).

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