Participatory Budgeting in Europe: Democracy and Public Governance
Participatory Budgeting in Europe: Democracy and Public Governance

Participatory Budgeting in Europe: Democracy and Public Governance

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ISBN-13: 9781472467898
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/23/2016
Edition description: Translatio
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Yves Sintomer is professor for political science at Paris 8 University, and Senior Fellow at the Institut Universitaire de France. He is visiting professor and associated researcher at Neuchâtel University, Lausanne University and Bask Country University. He is doctor of political and social sciences (European University Institute, Florence) and works in a research supervision capacity (Paris 5 University).

Anja Röcke is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Social Sciences at Humboldt University, Berlin. She studied in Berlin and Paris and achieved her doctoral degree at the European University Institute in Florence.

Carsten Herzberg is Senior Researcher at the nexus Institute a think tank for participatory politics and cooperation management in Berlin. He studied Political Science and holds a German-French PhD.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. ‘It all began in Porto Alegre…’

Chapter 2. European convergence?

Chapter 3. Six participatory models

Chapter 4. Porto Alegre in Europe? (Spain and Italy)

Chapter 5. ‘Proximity democracy is in the air’ (France)

Chapter 6. Proximity: Springboard or trap? (Belgium, Portugal, Netherlands)

Chapter 7. Participatory modernisation (Germany and Finland)

Chapter 8. Between community development and public–private partnerships (United Kingdom, Poland)

Chapter 9. Public services serving the public?

Chapter 10. An instrument of social justice?

Chapter 11. Democratizing democracy?

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