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A Bill of Rights for the United Kingdom? Lessons from Overseas

Alice Donald

in The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights: Constitutional and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265376
eISBN:
9780191760426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right to participate in choosing or changing a constitution is becoming established in law and theory. The means of realising that right in the formation of Bills of Rights, and the consequences ... More


Mapping Deliberative Civic Engagement: Pictures from a (R)evolution

Matt Leighninger

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Deliberative civic engagement is a growing phenomenon—but why? Who are the people initiating, leading, supporting, and advocating these projects, and what are their reasons for doing so? Under what ... More


Access to Public Discourse

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The engagement of organized religions in the processing of public information, consultation, and dialogue is an important part of their public presence. This chapter considers first formal ... More


Through the Looking Glass: Attitudes toward Public Engagement through a Prism of Cohorts

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the attitudes that underpin the behaviors of the public that are relevant to citizen engagement. Even though there seems to be a clear line of electoral cleavage between the ... More


Enabling conditions for communities and universities to work together: a journey of university public engagement

Marina Chang and Gemma Moore

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter provides a context for the evolution of the concept of public engagement within the UK higher education sector focusing on a specific initiative: the Beacons for Public Engagement ... More


Public Justice vs. the Penal State

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book concludes by considering Socrates’ critique of the jury in the Apology, which misleadingly contrasts expert justice with democratic injustice. While producing an unjust outcome, Socrates’ ... More


The Idealists behind the Curtain

Caroline W. Lee

in Do-It-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199987269
eISBN:
9780190218683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987269.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Why has public engagement exploded in popularity over the last two decades? Chapter 2 investigates the history behind popular participatory reforms. It explores the development of the field of ... More


Integrated Solutions to Complex Problems: Transforming Japanese Science and Technology

Masaru Yarime

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Japan caught up with the West by initially importing scientific knowledge, adapting it to local circumstances, learning from trial and error, and then innovating better technologies. With the rise of ... More


Public engagement and social science

Stella Maile and David Griffiths (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This original edited collection explores the value of public engagement in a wider social science context. Its main themes range from the dialogic character of social science to the pragmatic ... More


Young people and faith activism: British Muslim youth, glocalisation and the umma

Richard Gale and Therese O’Toole

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines a case study of faith activism among young Muslim men in UK. It explores how faith identity frames the public engagement and political activism of the British Muslim youth. The ... More


Social science in the city™: reflections on public engagement

Stella Maile

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides a discussion of the location and relative worth of public engagement initiatives in the current political and economic climate which is dominated by neoliberalism and the ... More


The development of public engagement in Taiwan

Mei Jen Hung

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Public engagement in Taiwan has evolved with democratization. Based on William Duhn’s framework, this chapter discusses the contribution of public participation in each policy development stage and ... More


Democracy in Miniature

Caroline W. Lee

in Do-It-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199987269
eISBN:
9780190218683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987269.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

What does public engagement look like today? Chapter 1 introduces a typical deliberative process through an extended ethnographic account of Community Congress III, a multimillion-dollar public ... More


Race critical scholarship and public engagement<sup>1</sup>

Karim Murji

in Racism, Policy and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter assesses a range of orientations to public engagement and critical race scholarship. There is no one correct way to be an engaged scholar, and each form contains some merit as well as ... More


Do-It-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry

Caroline W. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199987269
eISBN:
9780190218683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987269.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Citizen participation has undergone a radical shift since anxieties about “bowling alone” seized the nation in the 1990s. Many pundits and observers have cheered America’s twenty-first-century civic ... More


Policy actors and structures: the democratic coda

Ben Tonra

in Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter reviews the structures, both formal and informal, through which democratic control is exercised over the formulation and conduct of Irish foreign policy. It analyses in detail the ... More


Mediating the publics of public participation experiments

Nick Mahony

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter begins from the normative proposition – in the Power enquiry of 2006 and elsewhere – that the polity and the public sphere are in crisis, and that this crisis needs to be addressed ... More


Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Shiju Sam Varughese

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Contested Knowledge argues that the structural coupling between science and media in the context of risk politics has led to the creation of a ‘scientific public sphere’ in the state of Kerala, ... More


Citizen Engagement with the Politics of Air Quality: Lessons for Social Theory, Science Studies, and Environmental Sociology

Steven Yearley

in Governing the Air: The Dynamics of Science, Policy, and Citizen Interaction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016506
eISBN:
9780262298278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016506.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter examines the contribution of social theory to the understanding of air pollution by analyzing the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP)’s research on the ... More


Creating Planyc: The Politics of Urban Sustainability Planning

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter two examines the politics of PlaNYC agenda-setting, revealing the key actors involved in creating the plan, including the mayor, city agencies, and local civil society groups. In particular, ... More


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