Participation And Democracy In The Twenty-First Century City

Hardcover | March 15, 2010

EditorJenny Pearce

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This book uses recent experience in participatory innovations at the city level to explore the practice of participation. Taking examples from Latin America, which are closer to participatory democracy, and the UK, which are closer to participatory governance, it argues the case for revitalizing democracy and quality of life through participation.

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This book uses recent experience in participatory innovations at the city level to explore the practice of participation. Taking examples from Latin America, which are closer to participatory democracy, and the UK, which are closer to participatory governance, it argues the case for revitalizing democracy and quality of life through pa...

JENNY PEARCE is Professor of Latin American Politics, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.74 × 5.64 × 0.82 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230229441

ISBN - 13:9780230229440

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Table of Contents

Introduction--J.Pearce
Co-Producing Knowledge: Critical Reflections on Researching Participation--J.Pearce
Porto Alegre: Popular Sovereignty or Dependent Citizens?--S.Baierle
Porto Alegre: From Municipal Innovations to the Culturally Embedded Micro-Politics of (Un)Emancipated Citizens: The Case of Rubbish Recyclers--Z.Navarro
Caracas: The State and Peoples Power in the Barrio--M.Lopez Maya
Medellin: Participatory Creativity in a Conflictive City--O.Uran
Manchester: Between the Grass Roots and City Hall: Participation in a Global City--J.Diamond &--J.Pearce
Bradford: Professionalised Participation in a Northern De-industrialised City--H.Blakey
Salford: Beyond Parochialism: The Challenge of Participation for Change in a Working Class City--D.Miller
Participation as a Field of Study and Practice: A Modest Contribution--J.Pearce