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Participation and Power

Civic Discourse in Environmental Policy Decisions (Suny Series, Studies in Scientific and Technical Communication)

by Michele W. Simmons

  • 374 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social issues,
  • The Environment,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Political Advocacy,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Communication in science,
  • Decision making,
  • Environmental policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803718M
    ISBN 100791469956
    ISBN 109780791469958

    Public participation is central to a wide range of current public policies - not only in the UK, but elsewhere in the developed and the developing world. There are substantial aspirations for what enhanced participation can achieve. This book offers a critical examination of both the discourse and practice of participation in order to understand the significance of this explosion in. Participation and Power by W. Michele Simmons, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).

    Shifts in power therefore became the theme of this book. This immediately raised questions about the meanings of participation and power and in this introduction these . Organizing Political Parties Representation, Participation, and Power Edited by Susan E. Scarrow, Paul D. Webb, and Thomas Poguntke Comparative Politics. Provides a comparative study of representation and political participation in contemporary democracies.

    In Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan, Ashley Nickels addresses the ways residents, groups, and organizations were able to participate politically—or not—during the city’s municipal takeovers in and   Opening up or closing down: Analysis, participation and power in the social appraisal of technology. In Science and citizens: Globalization and the challenge of engagement, edited by M. Leach, I. Scoones, and B. Wynne, - Cited by:


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Takes a firsthand look at a case of public participation in environmental policy. Participation and Power examines the ways in which citizens are allowed to Cited by: The Power of Participation: Creating Conferences That Deliver Learning, Connection, Engagement, and Action 1st Edition.

The Power of Participation: Creating Conferences That Deliver Learning, Connection, Engagement, and Action. 1st Edition. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.5/5(4). Participation and Power examines the ways in which citizens are allowed to participate in environmental policy decision making.

Despite requirements that mandate public participation, institutional practices and current models of public participation often exclude citizens from anything other than a superficial role. Michele Simmons offers a firsthand look at risk communication and public participation 5/5(1).

Politics, Participation and Power offers an insightful account of the dynamics of participation and suggests why many citizens' experiences have been frustrating as well as transformative.

It ultimately argues for a strengthening of the Irish public : Paperback. Participation and Power examines the ways in which citizens are allowed to participate in environmental policy decision making. He has published widely on party and electoral politics, including the OUP books Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies (with David Farrell and Ian Holliday) and The Presidentialization of Politics (with Thomas Poguntke), and is co-editor of the journal Party Politics.

He is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in the : $ Participation and Power examines the ways in which citizens are allowed to participate in environmental policy decision making. Despite requirements that mandate public participation, institutional practices and current models of public participation often exclude citizens from anything other than a superficial role.

Michele Simmons offers a firsthand look at risk communication and public Cited by: Power, Empowerment and Participation: Annotated Bibliography. Archarya et. al () Lessons on civil Society and Participation from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

World Development 33(6): Elsevier Ltd. Type of resource: A report of field work in Brazil on civil society participation, the results of. This introductory paper defines the most commonly used development terms - participation and empowerment. The theoretical and ideological roots of these concepts and the use, abuse and misuse of these terms in the policy and practice of developmental organisations are reviewed.

Drawing on various theoretical and more specific case studies presented in the book, a clear gap is shown between. A useful framework which builds on and moves beyond this understanding of power is summarised by Lisa VeneKlasen and Valerie Miller, whose book A New Weave of Power, People and Politics: The action guide for advocacy and citizen participation outlines several ways of looking at power as a positive rather than a negative force.

They argue that these positive expressions of power –. CHAPTER 3 What is Participation. Susan B. Rifkin, Maria Kangere. participation moves from mere tokenism to degrees of citizen power (Arnstein, ). A more recent visualisation that stresses the same points, is that of the participation comes about as a result of practice in specific Size: 31KB.

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SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. That said, the important contribution of this book is its excavation of policy and politics writ large, providing a road map to help us understand the interplay between local and state government.

As a political science analysis of power and policy, this is an important book, and a good case study. Young People and the Struggle for Participation rethinks dominant concepts and meanings of participation by exploring what young people do in public spaces and what these spaces mean to them, individually and collectively.

This book discusses how different spaces and places structure and are in turn structured by young peoples’ by: 4. (shelved 2 times as participation-books) avg rating — 32, ratings — published   These Are the 10 Books on Power and Influence Everyone Needs to Read Let’s kick off this article with a small clip from one of my all-time favorite TV shows – House of cards.

As a contrarian, life long learner, and devoted skeptic, I am always interested in TV shows that offer much more than just mere entertainment. Participation & Empowerment in Organization Development- authorSTREAM Presentation.

Participative Programs - Examples: Participative Programs - Examples Quality Circle is a voluntary group composed of workers, usually under the leadership of their supervisor, who are trained to identify, analyze and solve work-related problems and present their solutions to management in order.

This book is about participatory development's potential for tyranny, showing how it can lead to the unjust and illegitimate exercise of power. It is the first book-length treatment to address the gulf between the almost universally fashionable rhetoric of participation, which promises empowerment and appropriate development, and what actually.

In Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan, Ashley Nickels addresses the ways residents, groups, and organizations were able to participate politically—or not—during the city’s municipal takeovers in and She explains how new politics were created as organizations developed, new coalitions emerged and evolved, and people’s understanding of municipal takeovers changed.

An explanation is attempted by tackling four theoretical‐methodological issues. In the first place it is advisable to make a clear distinction between participation, meaning taking part in an activity, and power, which implies a degree of influence over the activity.

Second, participation research is rarely based on a theoretical by:. Ashley E. Nickels, a professor of political science at Kent State University, offers cogent insights in her book Power, Participation, and Protest in FLINT, MICHIGAN. The subtitle, Unpacking the Policy Paradox of Municipal Takeovers, reminded me of that child’s sign.

I thought about how a public poisoning is very real while policy is all.‘Politics, Participation and Power’ digs deep to examine what is really happening in power relationships, poverty and social partnership in contemporary Ireland.

Its fresh thinking and analysis challenge all those concerned with the future of civil society, protest, community development and democratic politics."Leadership, Participation and Power in the School System." In Educational Leadership: Context, Strategy and Collaboration, edited by Margaret PreedyNigel Bennett and Christine Wise,Published in Association With The Open University.