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The role of citizens in local government decision making

Demediuk, Peter (2008) The role of citizens in local government decision making. Global Business & Economics Anthology, 2. pp. 119-129. ISSN 1553-1392

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Abstract

This paper examines the role of citizens in local government decision making within modern governance frameworks for local government. Whilst community engagement initiatives that allow citizen participation in government decision making are part of a growing rhetoric of public sector management and evidenced by action in many countries, there is a need for further comparative international research to examine the themes and variations in engagement initiatives, and to determine the extent to which ideas and practices about community engagement can travel and be translated into different national and institutional contexts - and which factors influence the trajectory of change.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID14845, local government, decision making
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Accounting
FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
SEO Classification > 9402 Government and Politics
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2011 04:45
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2011 04:45
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3612
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