Citizen participation in electric power decision making

a bibliography
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StatementFrederick Frankena and Joann Koelln Frankena.
SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography,, P 2219
ContributionsFrankena, Joann Koelln.
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LC ClassificationsZ5834.P73 F7 1987, HD9685.U5 F7 1987
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Pagination7 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2486013M
ISBN 101555904394
LC Control Number87406816

Get this from a library. Citizen participation in electric power decision making: a bibliography. [Frederick Frankena; Joann Koelln Frankena]. The Power of Participatory Decision Making. Septem When I I learned the power of participation. I became one of the first young people to serve on the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, created by then New York City Mayor David Dinkins.

But there is much we can do to improve citizen participation in the affairs of. From the detritus of an unsuccessful citizen-participation effort, we arrive at a more informed approach to guide policy makers in choosing a decision-making process that .Valadez ). Conversely, the history of urban citizen participation described by Howard, Lipsky, and Marshall () suggests that making citizen participation in the s and s routine might have mollified an angry urban public to such an extent that pressure to reform was diffused.

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Breaking GridlockFile Size: KB. The chapter examines the impediments that are not necessarily exclusive to urban and regional planning; they are generic, they relate to the general problem of participation in decision-making in which the groups of participants may be conceived more simply as a triumvirate—the citizen(s), the public official(s), and the politician(s).

Dear Colleagues, This Special Issue aims to provide knowledge about how citizen participation can promote sustainable decision-making at the local level, i.e., how citizen participation can promote positive effects on the environmental, social, and economic dimensions at the local level, and what the drivers of and barriers to achieving these positive effects Citizen participation in electric power decision making book.

Citizen participation for social innovation and co-creating urban regeneration proposals can be greatly facilitated by innovative IT systems.

Such systems can use Open Government Data, visualise urban proposals in 3D models and provide automated feedback on the feasibility of the proposals. Using such a system as a communication platform between citizens and city administrations provides an.

Decision-making Structures. In discussing the theory of public participation, it is useful to review broad theories of decision-making structures. DeSario and Langton, in their book Citizen Participation in Public Decision Making explore the role of technology in public policy decisions (DeSario and Langton, ).

They conclude that public. The public participation handbook: making better decisions through citizen involvement / James L. Creighton.—1st ed. At the topmost rungs, (7) Delegated Power and (8) Citizen Control, have-not citizens obtain the majority of decision-making seats, or full managerial power.

Obviously, the eight-rung ladder is a simplification, but it helps to illustrate the point that so many have missed - that there are significant gradations of citizen participation. See Sherry R. Arnstein’s “A Ladder of Citizen Participation,” Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol.

35, No. 4, Julypp. The ladder is a guide to seeing who has power when important decisions are being made. Participation in social science refers to different mechanisms for the public to express opinions – and ideally exert influence – regarding political, economic, management or other social decisions.

Participatory decision-making can take place along any realm of human social activity, including economic (i.e. participatory economics), political (i.e. participatory democracy or parpolity.

dangerous, and not very useful. To take citizen participation in decision-making seriously means ready to be proven wrong, change your mind, change course, and even share power in a fundamentally different kind of democracy.

It means perhaps, for some of you, changing jobs. This book details the efforts of governments and public agencies in providing proper channels for engaging their citizens and presents a wide range of research on approaches undertaken by governments across the world in facilitating active citizen participation online.

Citizen participation Citizen participation is a desired and necessary part of community development and should be encompassed in any policy formulation process. According to the ACPD() participation means taking part as an individual and as a community in decision making at each step of the development process.

This entails. E-Participation: Informing and Transforming Local Government Decision Making: /ch Citizen participation in government decision making through online and other electronic technologies has been termed e-participation, and has the potential to.

Citizen Participation. inject common sense into criminal justice decision making; and afford citizens opportunities to learn about the law and the justice process. The boards may recommend remedial action, but they don't have the power to investigate or discipline police officers.

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Three‐fourths of America's largest cities have. The president has the power to make treaties and to name ambassadors, with the approval of Congress. The president is also the commander in chief of the military forces.

The Supreme Court has the power to hear all cases affecting ambassadors, cases in which the U.S. is a. institutions that have to deliver them. Yet overall, the level of public participation and citizen engagement in these ‘decision-making’ processes tends to be low.

The public, of ‘citizens’ is often also very little informed about what is being discussed and decided, even though it. Civic technology is technology that enables engagement and participation, or enhances the relationship between the people and government, by enhancing citizen communications and public decision, improving government delivery of services and infrastructure.

This comparison of civic technology platforms compares platforms that are designed to improve citizen participation in governance. Citizen Participation implies the involvement of citizens in decision-making process of the State Enabling Environment for Citizen Engagement Power within Power with Power to.

H.S. Baum, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, ‘Citizen participation’ refers to citizen involvement in public decision making. In different interpretations, ‘citizens’ may be either individuals or organized communities, and ‘participation’ may involve either observation or power.

in the definition of politics, government rules can be thought of as the _____, and power and resources can be thought of as the _____. role of the people in decision making. The major difference between the elitist, pluralist, and participatory theories of democracy is related to the _____.

_____ was based on direct participation by. For citizen participation to work, transparency of government information is needed, as well as the inclusion of members into decision-making from groups whose concerns are being addressed. Excluding the weak and powerless from decision-making is a cause of poverty because it denies them rights and creates unequal power relationships.

A widely used typology for analysing power in political decision-making and democratic participation identifies three faces or dimensions of power: the visible, the hidden and the invisible.

The following summary, which draws on the theoretical work of Stephen Lukes and John Gaventa, is once again adapted from A New Weave of Power, People and.

A New Weave of Power, People & Politics provides a well-tested approach for building people’s participation and collective power that goes beyond influencing policy and politics to transforming public decision-making on 25 years of participatory research, community development, neighborhood organizing, legal rights education, and large-scale campaign advocacy experiences.

level, to find out the level to which citizens are involved in decision making process concerning development projects, to identify benefits of community participation in development projects.

To examine challenges influencing poor community participation in development projects at local level.

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The researcher employed case study type of design. Partnership, delegated power and citizen (or stakeholder) control constitute genuine participation, involving power sharing and joint decision making.

Partnership involves shared planning and decision-making responsibilities through agreed structures and ground rules that. "Proponents of participatory democracy argue that increased citizen participation in community and workplace decision-making is important if people are to recognize their roles and responsibilities as citizens within the larger community," says Craig Rimmerman, professor of political science, in his book The New Citizenship: Unconventional.

citizens obtain the majority of decision-making seats, or full managerial power. Obviously, the eight-rung ladder is a simplification, but it helps to illustrate the point that so many have missed - that there are significant gradations of citizen participation. the ‘positive effects that government-supported citizen participation can have on urban planning’.

Michels () in a study on Citizen Participation in Local Policy Making: Design and Democracy in developed countries found an impact in 11 cases of participatory governance and five of the deliberative forumsv.

The study found that.framework for civil participation in political decision-making. In this second publication, Civil Participation in Political Decision-Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries – Part Two: Practice and Implementation, analysts in the six countries examine the extent to which those laws and policies are indeed applied and implemented.bottom step is that of informing people, while the top step is citizen control.

Mid-way, where partnership begins to develop, the degree of participation moves from mere tokenism to degrees of citizen power (Arnstein, ). A more recent visualisation that stresses the same points, is that of the spidergram.