Deliberation, Representation, Equity: Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory Processes

January 23, 2017|
Deliberation, Representation, Equity: Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory Processes
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In democratic societies there is widespread acknowledgment of the need to incorporate citizens’ input in decision-making processes in more or less structured ways. But participatory decision making is balancing on the borders of inclusion, structure, precision and accuracy. To simply enable more participation will not yield enhanced democracy, and there is a clear need for more elaborated elicitation and decision analytical tools. This rigorous and thought-provoking volume draws on a stimulating variety of international case studies, from flood risk management in the Red River Delta of Vietnam, to the consideration of alternatives to gold mining in Roșia Montană in Transylvania, to the application of multi-criteria decision analysis in evaluating the impact of e-learning opportunities at Uganda's Makerere University. This book is important new reading for decision makers in government, public administration and urban planning, as well as students and researchers in the fields of participatory democracy, urban planning, social policy, communication design, participatory art, decision theory, risk analysis and computer and systems sciences.

Title:Deliberation, Representation, Equity: Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory P...Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 23, 2017Publisher:Open Book PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1783743069

ISBN - 13:9781783743063

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