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Works involving Oliver Dowlen

  • The Political Potential of Sortition

    A study of the random selection of citizens for public office

    The central feature of every true lottery is that all rational evaluation is deliberately excluded. Once this principle is grasped, the author argues, we can begin to understand exactly what benefits sortition can bring to the political community.

  • Sortition

    Theory and Practice
    (Edited by)

    Essays deriving from the conference "Selection by Lottery: Theory and Practice" held in 2008 under the auspices of Sciences Po, in Paris.