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Community participation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Social participation
Participatory processes
Political participation
Community involvement
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Designing effective support for community participation for people with intellectual disabilities

The overarching aim of this study was to develop conceptual clarity and a typology of different types of community participation and interventions to support it, to inform decisions about funding, planning and purchase of person centred supports to facilitate community participation for people with intellectual...
Report

Volunteering during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic (April 2021)

This paper provides data on changes to volunteering and voluntary work since COVID-19, and the impacts of these changes in Australia.
Discussion paper

Customer engagement in regulation

This discussion paper considers customer engagement as a means to an end, namely, one that seeks to reduce, if not eliminate the role of regulatory agencies. For other authors, customer-engagement processes offer the promise of a genuine entrenchment of citizen interests in the regulated process.
Report

Re-engaging volunteers and COVID-19

Volunteers across Australia make a remarkable contribution to their communities. However, last year's COVID-19 restrictions hit volunteering hard. Volunteering Australia conducted a survey at the end of 2020, asking how the sector was faring. This report outlines the findings.
Report

Combined choice: a modern method of democratic decision making

This paper is part of Demos’ work to build a different kind of democracy - an everyday democracy in which people are involved in the democratic process regularly and deeply, not once every few years with an 'X' in a box.
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...
Conference paper

Public awareness and the politics of urban growth

Using the ADI St Mary’s site to explore long standing issues in the planning and management of urban development, this paper identifies the generic nature of issues such as constraining the scale of development and empowering people in specific contexts, resulting from a complex interplay...
Conference paper

Urban governance, the state and civil society: a critical examination of historical and contemporary debates

This paper examines the changes in policy and governance style favoured by Australian governments from the 1940s to 90s, and the shifts to and away from utilization of the market, government intervention, localism and participation over that time. It proposes a set of “governance technologies”...
Report

Shaping the future

Aotearoa’s success in eliminating COVID-19 is remarkable, matched by only a few other countries in the world. It required not only effective leadership and fast action by central government, but also the co-ordinated effort of thousands of local people around the country. In this report...
Policy report

Moving beyond lockdown: how might citizen action help tackle the public health crisis?

Without the willing contribution of the community on a large scale, there is little hope of a successful conclusion to the current public health crisis.