New directions for policy and practice

Celia Davies, Margaret Wetherell and Elizabeth Barnett

in Citizens at the centre

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9781861348029
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301851 | DOI:
New directions for policy and practice

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This chapter focuses on the theme of pragmatic possibilities for the future in terms of deliberation and citizen participation. It offers a series of messages about how to approach the question of citizen competence and citizen capture in ways that shift the terms of the debate. The chapter underlines the differences between local participatory initiatives and those involving citizens at the centre.

Keywords: deliberation; citizen participation; citizen competence; citizen capture; participatory initiatives

Chapter.  7136 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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