Developing Deliberative Practice in Oklahoma: Understanding Community Politics through Public Deliberation

This report to the Kettering Foundation from the Oklahoma Partnership for Public Deliberation looks back at groups of participants in their moderator recorder training institutes to learn whether the ideas had been put into practice. According to authors Renee A. Daugherty and Kimberly A. Williams, the study results reveal that, while many institute participants do not hold forums, they have a better understanding of public life and community politics.