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Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Christian Bason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

In a time of unprecedented turbulence, how can public sector organisations increase their ability to find innovative solutions to society's problems? This book shows how government agencies can use ... More


Involving the Community

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A central feature of community policing is the breadth and variety of avenues it provides for citizen participation. The public may be expected to be proactive—to act independently on behalf of the ... More


Citizen involvement

christian bason

in Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter argues that citizen involvement is a powerful enabler of public sector innovation. Involving citizens in the innovation process is about finding better solutions to achieve politically ... More


Community Policing

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Community policing is the most important development in law enforcement in the past quarter century. Cities across the country report that they are moving toward this new model, which supplements ... More


Orchestrating co-creation

christian bason

in Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Co-creation is the explicit involvement over time of people to identify, define and describe a new solution. It is about orchestrating a design process with citizens, businesses and other internal ... More


Citizen involvement in neighbourhood health – a case study

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu

in People-centred public health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305316
eISBN:
9781447307808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A case study of a neighbourhood health project based within a disadvantaged housing estate is presented in this chapter. Small scale community projects are part of the landscape of UK health ... More


The value of volunteering

Liz Richardson

in DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about the triggers that generate citizen involvement and community self-help activity. It considers why some people go out of their way to take local action, and tries to determine ... More


Future directions

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu

in People-centred public health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305316
eISBN:
9781447307808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter summarises the major themes of the book. There is a need to deliver public health differently in order to address health inequalities and to improve population health and wellbeing in a ... More


Urban Design, Planning, and the Politics of Development in Curitiba

Clara Irazábal

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines urban design and planning projects and processes in Curitiba, Brazil, which have been taking place since the 1960s. It discusses some political and institutional factors that ... More


The Old Schoolhouse Oak: Extending the Lives of Old Trees

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The threatened loss of a venerable tree can provoke anger and action in people. One such tree is the Old Schoolhouse Oak. After being threatened with destruction by development in 2008, the tree was ... More


Urban gardening and spatial justice from a mid-size city perspective: the case of Ortobello Urban Garden

Giuseppe Aliperti and Silvia Sarti

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The increasing number of metropolitan areas worldwide suggests to more in-depth investigate metropolitan neighbourhoods in order to explain the complex social dynamics emerging in these new contexts. ... More


Framing political campaigns

Marina Dekavalla

in Framing referendum campaigns in the news

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526119896
eISBN:
9781526136145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119896.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores framing as a broader theory of understanding media content and political communication in general. It reviews key themes in frame analysis and discusses previous work on the ... More


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