11.969 Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Dispute Resolution

Summer 2005

The first deliberative democracy scenario considers the conflict between highway expansion and wetlands protection. (Photograph taken by P. Collins. Image courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).)

Course Highlights

This course features extensive lecture notes and reflections representing the thoughts of leaders in the fields of negotiation and public policy.

Course Description

The Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Dispute Resolution, sponsored by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and The Flora and William Hewlett Foundation, is a two-day conference that brings together dispute resolution professionals and political theorists in the field of deliberative democracy.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .rm.

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Prof. Lawrence Susskind
Prof. John Forester
Prof. Judy Innes
Prof. Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Prof. David Booher 

Course Meeting Times

Four sessions / day
1.5 hours / session


Undergraduate / Graduate