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HOPE FOR DEMOCRACY: 25 YEARS OF PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING WORLDWIDE

Complete book on the 25 years of participatory budgeting in the world. Coordination Nelson Dias

INDEX.

PREFACE (ENGLISH VERSION) 6

PREFACE 8

INTRODUCTION 10

GLOBAL DYNAMICS 18

25 years of Participatory Budgets in the world: a new social and political movement? 21 Nelson Dias

Transnational Models of Citizen Participation: The Case of Participatory Budgeting 28 Yves Sintomer, Carsten Herzberg & Anja Röcke

Paying attention to the participants’ perceptions in order to trigger a virtuous circle 47 Giovanni Allegretti

Beyond the line: the participatory budget as an instrument 65 Ernesto Ganuza & Gianpaolo Baiocchi


REGIONAL DYNAMICS 76


Francophone Africa 78

PB: Overview, Gains and Challenges of a Process for Promoting Citizenship and Building Local Democracy in Africa 79 Mamadou Bachir Kanoute


Sub-Saharan Africa 88

The dynamics of the diffusion of the Participatory Budget in Sub-Saharan Africa: from Dakar to Maputo 89 Osmany Porto de Oliveira


Africa 100

Participatory Budgeting experience in Cameroon 101 Jules Dumas Nguebou & Achille Noupeou

PB and the budget process in the south Kivu Province 107 Emmy Mbera & Giovanni Allegretti

The mozambican experiment of Participatory Budgeting 127 Eduardo Jossias Nguenha


Latin America 134

Participatory budgets in Argentina: evaluation of a process in expansion 135 Cristina E. Bloj

Participatory Budgets in Brazil 153 Luciano Joel Fedozzi & Kátia Cacilda Pereira Lima

The emergence of the Participatory Budget and its expansion in Brazil: analysing the potential and limitations 165 Leonardo Avritzer & Alexander N. Vaz

Analysis of PB in Chile. A reflection of the national public policy evolution? 177 Pablo Paño Yáñez

Democratic participation in Colombia 189 Carolina Lara

Mandating Participation: Exploring Peru’s National Participatory Budget Law 203 Stephanie Mcnulty

Dominican Republic: 14 years of participatory local management 215 Francis Jorge García

Participatory Budgets in Uruguay. A Reflection on the cases of Montevideo and

Paysandú 221 Alicia Veneziano & Iván Sánchez

North America 240

Building Sustainable Empowerment: Participatory Budgeting in North America 241 Donata Secondo & Pamela Jennings


Asia 254

Civic engagement through Participatory Budgeting in China: three different logics at work 255 Baogang He

Innovations in PB in China: Chengdu on-going experiment at massive scale. 269 Yves Cabannes & Ming Zhuang


Europe 286

Participatory Budgeting in Germany: Citizens as Consultants 287 Michelle Anna Ruesch & Mandy Wagner

The Participants’ print in the Participatory Budget: overview on the Spanish experiments 301

Ernesto Ganuza & Francisco Francés

Participatory Budgets in Italy: Reconfiguring a collapsed panorama 313 Giovanni Allegretti & Stefano Stortone

A decade of Participatory Budgeting in Portugal: a winding but clarifying path 325 Nelson Dias

Participatory Budgeting in Sweden: telling a story in slow-motion 353 Lena Langlet & Giovanni Allegretti

Participatory Budgeting Polish-style. What kind of policy practice has travelled to Sopot, Poland? 369 Wojciech Keblowski & Mathieu Van Criekingen


Oceania 378

PB in Australia: Different designs for diverse problems and opportunities 379 Janette Hartz-Karp & Iain Walker



THEMATIC DYNAMICS 390

Childhood and youth Participatory Budgeting, foundations of participatory democracy and the policy of the polis 393 César Muñoz

Electronic Participatory Budgeting: false dilemmas and true complexities 413 Rafael Cardoso Sampaio & Tiago Peixoto

Building a democratic pedagogy: Participatory Budgeting as a “school of citizenship” 427 Pedro Pontual

Participation as of the gender perspective from the analysis of specific participatory

processes 431 Cristina Sánchez Miret & Joan Bou I Geli

Psychological empowerment in participatory budgeting 443 Patrícia García-Leiva

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 452

BIBLIOGRAPHY PER ARTICLE 464