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Citizen Participation and Deliberative Governance: The Problems of Knowledge and Complexity

Frank Fischer

in Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter turns to citizen deliberation — understood to be the normative core of civic engagement — and outlines it's worrisome decline in Western democratic societies. It does this by way of ... More


Deliberative Empowerment: The Cultural Politics of Discursive Space

Frank Fischer

in Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter takes up the design of deliberative fora. It begins by introducing the influential theory of ‘empowered participatory governance’ put forward by Fung and Wright, which is seen to focus ... More


Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Frank Fischer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the role of policy expertise in a democratic society. From the perspectives of both political theory and policy studies, the chapters explore the implications of deliberative ... More


Participatory Environmental Governance: Civil Society, Citizen Engagement, and Participatory Policy Expertise

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In search of a more practical approach to environmental democracy, the theory and practice of participatory governance are presented as an alternative that can incorporate key elements of ... More


The Community Forest Movement in Nepal as Participatory Governance: Civil Society, Deliberative Politics, and Participatory Expertise

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a detailed example of participatory environmental governance. The experience of the community forest movement and its participatory governance practices in Nepal offers ... More


Practicing Participatory Environmental Governance: Ecovillages and the Global Ecovillage Movement

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecovillages represent an existing and ongoing form of participatory environmental government that is anchored to real-world realities. These communities are essentially made up of people who have ... More


The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book brings together scholars from multiple disciplines to explore how political and institutional context influences the governance of basic education in South Africa at national, provincial, ... More


Peace Operations

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter sets out the legal framework for peace operations and introduces some concepts to help explain how peacekeeping practice has evolved. It argues that the goal of participatory governance ... More


Included in governance? Children’s participation in ‘public’ decision making

E. Kay M. Tisdall and Robert Bell

in Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the UK, discussions on children's participation have been largely separate from more generic debates that dominate the political and development studies literature. This chapter asks whether these ... More


Sustaining Democracy in Hard Times: Participatory Theory for Local Environmental Governance

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This final chapter explores ideas previously taken up and relates them to political theory, democratic deliberative politics in particular. Up to this point, these ideas have been presented as ... More


public involvement in commissioning

Linda Marks

in Governance, commissioning and public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447304944
eISBN:
9781447311775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304944.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Participation by the public and accountability to the public are principles of governance. This chapter discusses participatory governance and considers policies for patient and public involvement in ... More


Political Transformation and Education Sector Performance in South Africa

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835684
eISBN:
9780191873201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835684.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores how political and institutional constraints influenced education policymaking and implementation in South Africa at national, provincial, and school levels. Stark differences ... More


Case Studies of School-Level Governance Dynamics in the Eastern Cape

Levy Brian and Lawule Shumane

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores some micro-level governance and political economy determinants of performance over time in four schools in low-income communities in the Butterworth district of the Eastern ... More


Acting

David Byrne

in Applying social science: The role of social research in politics, policy and practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424518
eISBN:
9781447301486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424518.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter deals with acting — the role of social science in action research. It argues that in addition to research projects which are explicitly identified as ‘action research’ much of the ... More


Democratic Agency as Regulatory Process

K. Sabeel Rahman

in Democracy against Domination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190468538
eISBN:
9780190626419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468538.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 7 explores the implications of the democracy-against-domination framework for the process of regulatory policymaking. The institutional characteristics of regulatory agencies, the chapter ... More


Urban Sustainability, Eco-Cities, and Transition Towns: Resilience Planning as Apolitical Politics

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

After having explored various locally oriented projects in participatory governance that present practical alternatives to the theory of deliberative democracy, this chapter examines the democratic ... More


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