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Carolyn Hendriks

Associate Professor, Public Policy and Governance


B.E. (Environmental) (1st Class Hons, UNSW) PhD in Political Science (ANU)

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Journal publications

  • Sørensen, E., Hendriks, C. M., Hertting, N. H., & Edelenbos, J. E. (2020). ‘Political boundary spanning: politicians at the interface between collaborative governance and representative democracy.’ Policy and Society, 1-40.

  • Hendriks, C. M., & Kay, A. (2019). From ‘Opening Up’ to Democratic Renewal: Deepening Public Engagement in Legislative Committees. Government and Opposition, 54(1), 25-51. Accepted Version

  • Hendriks C. M, Ercan S.A. and S. Duus (2019) ‘Listening in polarised controversies: a study of listening practices in the public sphere’ Policy Sciences. 52(1): 137-151.

  • Hendriks C. M and J. Lees-Marshment (2019) ‘Political Leaders and Public Engagement: The Hidden World of Informal Elite–Citizen Interaction.’ Political Studies. 67(3): 597-617.

  • Ercan, S.E., Hendriks C.M. and J. Dryzek, (2019), ‘Public Deliberation in an Era of Communicative Plenty’ Policy and Politics. 47(1): 19-36. (Accepted version) [published version]

  • Hendriks, C.M., S. Regan and A. Kay, (2019) ‘Participatory adaptation in contemporary parliamentary committees’, Parliamentary Affairs. 72 (2), 267-289 (published version).

  • Dzur. A. W. and C. M. Hendriks (2018) ‘Thick populism: democracy-enhancing popular participation’ Policy Studies 39:3, 334-351.

  • Hendriks C.M. (2017) ‘Citizen-led democratic reform: Innovations from Indi’. Australian Journal of Political Science. 52(4): 481-499 accepted version.

  • Curato, N., Dryzek, J., Ercan, S.A., Hendriks, C.M. and Niemeyer, S. (2017), ‘Twelve key findings in deliberative democracy research’, Daedalus: The Journal of the American Academy the Arts and Sciences. 146 (3):28-38. Published version.

  • Ercan, S., Hendriks, C. M. and Boswell J. (2017) ‘Studying public deliberation after the systemic turn: The crucial role for interpretive research’ Policy & Politics. 45 (2): 195-212 Published version

  • Hendriks C.M., Duus, S. and Ercan S. A. (2016) ‘Performing politics on social media: the dramaturgy of an environmental controversy on Facebook’ Environmental Politics 25 (6):1102-1125. Published version

  • Boswell, J., Hendriks C.M. and Ercan S. A. (2016) ‘Message Received: Examining Transmission in Deliberative Systems.’ Critical Policy Studies.10 (3) : 263-83.

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2016). “Coupling Citizens and Elites in Deliberative Systems: the role of institutional design.” European Journal of Political Research. 55 (1): 43-60. Published version

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2016). ‘Democratic illusion. Deliberative democracy in Canadian public policy, by Genevieve Fuji Johnson’ Critical Policy Studies. 10 (3) : 380-382.

  • Boswell, J, Niemeyer, S. and Hendriks, C. M. (2013) ‘Julia Gillard’s Citizens’ Assembly Proposal for Australia: A Deliberative democratic Analysis’, Australian Journal of Political Science. 48 (2) 164-178.

  • Ercan, S. A. and Hendriks, C. M. (2013) ‘The Democratic Challenges and Potential of Localism’: Insights from Deliberative Democracy’, Policy Studies, 34(4): 422-440.

  • Hendriks, C.M., Bolitho A., Foulkes C., (2013), ‘Localism and the paradox of devolution: the case of delegated citizens committees in Australia’, Policy Studies.34(6): 1-17.

  • Hendriks C.M. (guest editor) (2009) ‘Deliberative governance in the context of power’ Policy & Society. 28: 173-184. Special Issue.

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2009) “Policy design without democracy? Making democratic sense of transition management.” Policy Sciences, 42 (4): 341-368.

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2009). “The democratic soup: mixed meanings of political representation in governance networks.” Governance, 22(4): 689-715.

  • Hendriks, C.M. and Carson, L (2008). ‘Can the Market Help the Forum? Negotiating the Commercialisation of Deliberative Democracy’, Policy Sciences, 41 (4):293-313.

  • Hendriks, C.M. (2008)., ‘On Inclusion and Network Governance: The Democratic Disconnect of Dutch Energy Transitions ’, Public Administration, 86 (4):1009-1031.

  • Hendriks, C.M. (2008). ‘The social context of public deliberation: Letting practice shape theory.’ International Journal of Public Participation 2(1), 87-91.

  • Hendriks, C.M. (2007). ‘Praxis Stories: Experiencing Interpretive Policy Research ’, Critical Policy Analysis, 1 (3):278-300.

  • Hendriks, C.M. & Grin, J. (2007) ‘Enacting Reflexive Governance: The politics of Dutch transitions to sustainability’, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. 9 (4): 333-350.

  • Hendriks, C.M., Dryzek J.S., & Hunold C. (2007). ‘Turning up the heat: partisanship in deliberative innovation’. Political Studies. 55 (2): 362-83.

  • Hendriks, C.M., (2006). ‘When the forum meets interest politics: strategic uses of public deliberation’. Politics and Society. 34(4): 571-602.

  • Hendriks, C.M., (2006). ‘Integrated Deliberation: Reconciling civil society’s dual role in deliberative democracy’. Political Studies, 54(3):486-508.

  • Hendriks, C.M. (2006) ‘Democratisch tekort door burgerfora verkleinen’, (‘Reducing democracy deficit through citizens’ forums’) Socialisme & Democratie. 63 (10) 26-35.

  • Hendriks, C.M. (2005). ‘Participatory Storylines and their Impact on Deliberative Forums’. Policy Sciences, 38: 1-20.

  • Hendriks, C.M. (2002). ‘Institutions of Deliberative Democratic Processes and Interest Groups: Roles, Tensions and Incentives.’ Australian Journal of Public Administration 61(1): 64-75.

  • Carson, L., S. White, C. M. Hendriks and J. Palmer (2002). ‘Community Consultation in Environmental Policy Making.’ The Drawing Board: An Australian Review of Public Affairs 3(1): 1-13.

  • Hendriks, C. M., R. Obernosterer, D. B. Müller, S. Kytzia, P. Baccini and P. H. Brunner (2000). ‘Material Flow Analysis (MFA): a tool to support environmental policy decision making. Case Studies on the city of Vienna and Swiss Lowlands.’ Local Environment 5(3): 311-328.

Book chapters

  • Hendriks (forthcoming) ‘Studying Australian politics through the lens of deliberative democracy’ in J. M. Lewis and A. Tiernan (Eds) in Oxford Handbook of Australian Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2019). ‘Advocates: interest groups, civil society organisations and democratic innovation.’ In Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. pp 241-254.

  • Hendriks C.M. and Boswell J. (2018) ‘Governance networks’ in Bächtiger, A., J. S. Dryzek, J. Mansbridge, and M.E. Warren, Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2012). ’ Policy evaluation and public participation’. In Routledge Handbook of Public Policy edited by Eduardo Araral Jr., Scott Fritzen, Michael Howlett, M Ramesh and Xun Wu. Routledge: London. pp 434-48.

  • Hendriks, C. M. (2012) ‘Participatory and Collaborative Governance’, in R. Smith, A. Vromen, and I. Cook (eds), Contemporary Politics in Australia: Theories, Issues and Debates (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press ), 188-98.

  • Dryzek, J. S. and Hendriks, C. M. (2012) ‘Fostering Deliberation in the Forum and Beyond’, in F. Fischer and H. Gottweis (eds), The Argumentative Turn Revisited: Public Policy as Communicative Practice (Durham, N.C: Duke University Press), 31-57.

  • Stewart J. & C. M. Hendriks (2008). ‘Discovering the Environment’ in Aulich C. & Wettenhall, R. (eds) Howard ‘s Fourth Government Kensington: UNSW Press. pp. 206-226.

  • Hendriks, C.M., (2005). ‘Consensus conferences and planning cells: Lay citizen deliberations.’ In: J. Gastil and P. Levine (eds), The Deliberative Democracy Handbook: Strategies for Effective Civic Engagement in the 21st Century., San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp. 80-110.

  • Carson, L., White, S., Hendriks, C. M. and Palmer, J. (2003) ‘Combining a Televote and Citizens’ Jury in a Legislative Review’ in J. Font (ed.) Public Participation and Local Governance. Barcelona: Institut de Ciéncies Polítiques i Socials, pp. 168-181.

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