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- deliberation is a universal capacity - anyone anywhere can do it
- however, deliberation is manifested differently in different cultures and contexts
- context and culture should not be conflated
- culture involves processes of meaning-making to which deliberation can contribute
- there are ethical issues associated with critiquing other cultures.
Despite the range of cultures and contexts in which deliberation occurs John believes that 'we can't simply wait' until we understand these different approaches before we develop global deliberative processes or we could be waiting forever.John identifies two broad research agendas:
- consider research questions from a non-western perspective
- undertake empirical research looking at how deliberative processes can feed into global governance.