Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Handbook on Participatory Governance - (Hardcover)

Handbook on Participatory Governance -  (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Can participatory governance really improve the quality of democracy? Concentrating on democracy beyond governmental structures, this Handbook argues that it is a political task to engage individuals at all levels of governance. The Handbook on Participatory Governance reveals that transforming governance arrangements does in fact enhance democracy and that the democratic quality of participatory governance is crucial. The contributors reflect on the notion of democracy and participatory governance and how they relate to each other. Case studies are presented from regional, national and international levels, to identify how governance can be turned into a participatory form. With chapters reviewing participatory governance’s role alongside power, science and employment relations, innovative ideas for future progress in participatory governance are presented.Academics and postgraduate students with an interest in governance and public policy will find this Handbook a useful guide for further and future research. Practitioners interested in improving citizen participation will also benefit from the insight into increasing participation at every level of governance.
Number of Pages: 326
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Handbooks of Research on Public Policy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Language: English
Street Date: March 30, 2018
TCIN: 53597588
UPC: 9781785364341
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-8766
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$190.00
Shipping
not available
Not in stores

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.