Person

Melissa Permezel

Conference paper

What about we hold another cultural festival? Negotiating cultural difference in local communities

The aim of this paper is to discuss the ways in which cultural difference is articulated in local communities through the practices and actions of local individuals, groups and government.
Conference paper

Rethinking citizenship and local planning to improve people’s participation: lessons learnt from the neighbourhood house experience

This paper explores tensions in the idea of citizenship from a theoretical stance and from a perspective anchored in the local experience of neighbourhood houses, and reminds us that being a citizen engaged in governance of a place is more difficult than the much more...