Innovation, sustainability and democracy: an analysis of grassroots contributions
Smith, Adrian, and Andrew Stirling (2018). “Innovation, Sustainability and Democracy: An Analysis of Grassroots Contributions,” Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics 6(1): 64–97.
Report of the Capacity Building Workshop on Transparent and Accountable Cities: innovative solutions for municipal management and finance
Uraía is a project of UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlement Programme and FMDV, the Global Fund for the development of cities.
Institutionalizing Deliberative Democracy: the 'Tuscany laboratory
University of Bologna, Italy
Charting Uncharted Waters: Participatory Budgeting as a Novel Transitional Justice Guarantee of Non?Recurrence of the Conflict in Colombia?
Dajer Barguil, Diana
Centre for SocioâLegal Studies. University of Oxford
Deliberative Democracy in India
Ramya Parthasarathy Department of Political Science Stanford University
Vijayendra Rao Development Research Group The World Bank
Moving beyond input legitimacy: When do democratic innovations affect policy making?
Published in European Journal of Political Research
Thamy Pogrebinschi WZB Berlin Social Science Centre, Germany;
Matt Ryan University of Southampton, UK
Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) 2016-2017 Annual Report
The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is a nonprofit organization that empowers people to decide together how to spend public money, primarily in the US and Canada.
Open Government: The Global Context and the Way Forward
This report provides an in-depth, evidence-based analysis of open government initiatives and the challenges countries face in implementing and co-ordinating them.
New Zealand local authorities Community Engagement Plan
Prepared by McKinlay Douglas Ltd
Strategic framework for mainstreaming citizen engagement in World Bank Group Operations
External Consultations Summary
Community Planning Toolkit
Developed by Community Places through the support of the BIG Lottery Fund 2014
Montreal Final Declaration
Final Declaration of the 17th IOPD Conference "Participation without exclusion"
Additional Protocol to the European Charter of Local Self-Government on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority
Council of Europe Treaty Series - No. 207
Hear the Voice, Make the Change: Guide to evaluating PB processes
10 essential actions to record, monitor and evaluate the impact of a PB programme
Democracy at Work: Moving beyond elections to improve well-being
Michael Touchton Assistant Professor of Political Science University of Miami
Brian Wampler Professor and Chair of Political Science Boise State University bwampler[@]boisestate.edu
Natasha Borges Sugiyama Associate Professor of Political Science University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Participatory planning processes in Indian cities: its challenges and opportunities
Sudeept M and de Faria J V, 2017, Participatory planning processes in Indian cities: Its challenges and opportunities. Journal of Sustainable Urbanization, Planning and Progress, vol.2 (1): 1–17. http://doi.org/10.18063/JSUPP.2017.01.001.
In Switzerland, citizens have the last word on money matters
If citizens in the Swiss town of Aarau think that their politicians plan to waste too much money, they can interfere using a special veto power. Although it is rarely used, the measure’s effects manifest themselves in other ways.
Ceding Power : Participatory Budgeting
Health and Social Care Academy
Do You See What I See? Perception and Navigation in Online Deliberation
Do You See What I See?
Perception and Navigation in Online Deliberation
W. Ben Towne
Ph.D. Thesis (SC)
Assessing the effectiveness of e-petitioning through Twitter conversations
MOLLY ASHER Data Science Intern, University of Leeds, UK
CRISTINA LESTON BANDEIRA Professor of Politics, University of Leeds, UK
VIKTORIA SPAISER University Academic Fellow, University of Leeds, UK
26 Community Engagement Case Studies
Compiled by INN and Dot Connector Studio with support from the Democracy Fund
Urban Planning and Design Labs tools for integrated and participatory urban planning
UN-Habitat’s Lab Publication
Assessment of the 2016 Arizona Citizens' Initiative Review Pilot on Proposition 205
Report prepared concurrently for the Arizona CIR Advisory Board and the Democracy Fund
City of Bristol Citizen Participation Plan
City of Bristol (Connecticut) Citizen Participation Plan
2016 World Forum for Democracy Report
2016 World Forum for Democracy Final Report: Democracy and equality: does education matter ?
The slacktivism crossroad: causal relationships between online and offline political participation
Keywords: online participation, turnout, protest, strikes, slacktivism
The Winner Takes it All: The Effect of Direct Democracy on Democratic Satisfaction and Political Trust Revisited
Paper prepared for the ‘Political Trust in Contemporary Representative Democracies’ 24-25 November 2016, Barcelona
Power to the People
Balancing direct and deliberative democracy in participatory budgeting processes
The Illustrated Guide to Participatory City
Participatory City is supported by Lankelly Chase Foundation. Lankelly Chase aims to bring about lasting change in the lives of people currently most disadvantaged in our society