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Institutionalisation of citizens" participation in civic governance

Institutionalisation of citizens" participation in civic governance

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Published by All India Institute of Local Self Government, Regional Centre for Urban & Environmental Studies in Mumbai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community development, Urban -- India -- Congresses,
  • Urban renewal -- India -- Citizen participation -- Congresses,
  • Urban planning -- India -- Citizen participation -- Congresses,
  • Urban policy -- India -- Citizen participation -- Congresses,
  • Local government -- India -- Citizen participation -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Contributed papers with reference to India; emanating from a workshop organized by Regional Centre for Urban & Environmental Studies, Mumbai and supported by Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementprepared by Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies of All India Institute of Local Self Government.
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsRegional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies (Bombay, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN690.Z9A-.Z9Z.C6(H8)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23911085M
    LC Control Number2009310355

    Civic technology is technology that enables engagement and participation, or enhances the relationship between the people and government, by enhancing citizen communications and public decision, improving government delivery of services and infrastructure. This comparison of civic technology platforms compares platforms that are designed to improve citizen participation in governance. The Citizen Participation is the active participation of the citizens in the society, which includes all forms of participation, political, social, cultural or economical, as well as the combination between them, for example, social economic or social cultural.

    Participation – Major issues Since the Arab Awakening many youth in the region have remained politically active through “political movements” instead of engaging with and in political parties. The State of Citizen Participation in America. Edited by: Hindy Lauer Schachter, New Jersey Institute of Technology Kaifeng Yang, Florida State University A volume in the series: Research on International Civic (s): Erik Bergrud, Park g Yang, Florida State University. Published This book provides a state-of-the-art assessment of citizen participation.

      While technology has made the creation of avenues for citizen participation easier, responding is as hard as ever. This may generate a voice-responsiveness deficit that cannot be narrowed by the mere creation of more civic technologies alone. Potential ways to address these shortcomings are offered in the book.   6 Local self-governance and the devolution of power 24 Conclusion and recommendations 26 Part II Kenya: Democracy and Political Participation Main Report 29 Executive summary 31 A. Introduction 31 B. The socio-political context 31 C. The constitutional framework and citizenship rights 34 D. Public participation


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