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Campbell Conversations - Conversations in the Public Interest 

Grant Reeher speaks with Lorn Philip Norton, a leading expert on British political institutions and British politics.

From: WRVO
Series: Campbell Conversations in the Public Intererst
Length: 27:10

Grant Reeher speaks with Professor Philip Norton, a Member of Britain's House of Lords and a leading expert on British political institutions and British politics. Read the full description.

Campbellconversationslogo_small Do more elections mean more democracy?  Check out this week's Campbell Conversations to hear a powerful argument against that assumption by Professor Philip Norton, a Member of Britain's House of Lords and a leading expert on British political institutions and British politics.  Lord Norton engages the debate over whether the House of Lords should become an elected body and also discusses the raft of significant political changes Britain has experienced over the past 20 years.  Using the measure of clear democratic accountability, Norton asserts that reform isn't always what it appears to be.

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Piece Description

Do more elections mean more democracy?  Check out this week's Campbell Conversations to hear a powerful argument against that assumption by Professor Philip Norton, a Member of Britain's House of Lords and a leading expert on British political institutions and British politics.  Lord Norton engages the debate over whether the House of Lords should become an elected body and also discusses the raft of significant political changes Britain has experienced over the past 20 years.  Using the measure of clear democratic accountability, Norton asserts that reform isn't always what it appears to be.

Broadcast History

This series began airing on WRVO in March 2010.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Grant Reeher speaks with Lord Philip Norton, in this week's Campbell Conversation.

OUTRO:

Campbell Conversations is produced by WRVO with support from The Campbell Public Affairs Institute at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship.

Additional Credits

Host: Grant Reeher
Associate Producers: John Giammatteo, Ranjana Venkatesh, Kasey Panetta, and Kevin Stawicki
Recording Engineer: Tom Fazio

Related Website

http://www.wrvo.fm, http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/campbell.aspx