Evaluating local democratic initiatives

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Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium, Working Group on Political Change , Warwick
StatementMike Geddes and Steve Martin.
SeriesResearch papers. Local Government Centre
ContributionsMartin, Steve., Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium. Working Group on Political Change.
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ISBN 101874246890

Assessing the Impact of Deliberative Democratic Initiatives at the Local Level: A Framework for Analysis and evaluating public participation activities. This book draws together evidence. Democratic initiative process (Turkish: Demokratik açılım süreci) is the name of the process in which the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a project aiming to improve standards of democracy, freedoms and respect for human rights in Turkey.

Dec 31,  · Evaluating the outcomes of co-production in local government, Local Government Studies, DOI: local co-production initiatives ‘ democratic deliberative evaluation. NDI believes that evidence for how and why our programs work is key to supporting our democratic partners, capturing promising practice, and holding ourselves accountable for high quality democracy assistance programming overseas.

In adherence with the highest professional and ethical standards, NDI believes that the best evaluation methods are those “best-suited” to answer the evaluation. The book starts with the broader introductory chapters that set the scene for more detailed ones which bring thorough insights into national government, local government, and civil societies’ experience of evaluation, democratic evaluation and their understanding of how it contributes to strengthening democracy (or not).

Nov 30,  · Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development is one of the few books to examine best practices in evaluating programmes for local and regional economic and employment development. Appropriate for a non-technical readership, this book contains policy proposals for central and local governments aimed at improving the practice of evaluation, enlarging the evidence base for.

to evaluate local eParticipation initiatives. The aim of such an evaluation approach is to increase understanding of eParticipation and, consequently, how to measure impact and potential opportunity.

Understanding how stakeholders perceive local eDemocracy and how Ann Macintoch and Angus Whyte Evaluating how eparticipation changes local democracy 2. Society for Democratic Initiatives, Sierra Leone - SDI.

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SDI is a national civil society organization working on democracy, governance, human rights and rule of law in Sierra Leone5/5(5). I'm not a Democrat, though I do mostly vote liberal. There are notable Republicans that I not only like, but highly regard: * Rob Portman (even before his support of marriage equality) * George V.

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Policy evaluation poses conceptual, technical and institutional challenges, particularly in the case of local development.

Data is often inadequate and multiple forms of policy can interact to obscure the effects of individual initiatives. stakeholders that are involved in local assessment initiatives, and those who are working for relevant international, national and local development In the last decade, the concept of ‘democratic local governance’ has become an integral part of local development approaches, and has provided a.

This book is a manual presenting guidelines for participatory development within its 3 chapters, which include a theoretical background on the participatory development approach covering Egyptian policies and laws, then it presents an executive framework and practical methods for participatory development, focusing on local initiatives as a Founded: Apr 11, Jul 05,  · A new book by Krishna Kumar, senior social scientist at the State Department, includes contributions by a number of organizations, including NDI, that provide democracy support.

The book, Evaluating Democracy Assistance, will be an important resource for practitioners, evaluators and policymakers alike. evaluating public sector programs, fiscal federalism, and local finances; international prac-tices in local governance; and a framework for responsive and accountable governance.

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Society for Democratic Initiatives - SDI. 38 likes. SInce ,SDI Sierra Leone has been actively working to ensure accountability in governance and advocating for the protection of the people's agnesescriva.comers: this book, Friedman considers the effects of the TRC and local justice initiatives on reconciliation, Mitton looks at the effects of the TJ programme on peace and reconciliation and Oosterveld examines the rule-of-law contributions made by the TRC and the Court by.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) 10 Monitoring and evaluating Monitoring advocacy initiatives employs many of • Communities acquire a new strength within democratic processes (voting, speaking to their MP, getting involved in decision-making.

Feb 02,  · Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature that would require utility regulators to consider the social costs of carbon emissions when evaluating new power plants and transmission lines.

The bill would not create a. ties. Good local governance is not just about providing a range of local ser-vices but also about preserving the life and liberty of residents,creating space for democratic participation and civic dialogue,supporting market-led and environmentally sustainable local development, and facilitating outcomes that enrich the quality of life of residents.

HOW DEMOCRATIC ARE INITIATIVES. RICHARD B. COLLINS* Initiative, n., the right of a group of citizens to introduce a see also the recent book by my co-panelist, JOHN GASTIL, BY POPULAR DEMAND: REVITALIZING REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY THROUGH DELIBERATIVE tricts in elections won by local pluralities.

This system modi-fies direct majority Author: Richard B. Collins. developmental, democratic local governance.

The content of this article provides an overview of the essential nature of the distinctness and independence of local government with specifi c reference to core traditional leadership and intergovernmental challenges of local government.

This includes the legislative framework since Works to elevate the voice of citizens in their democracy and improve public discourse for the benefit of all voters.

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Our flagship program, the Citizens' Initiative Review (CIR), involves the public in evaluating ballot measures and referenda so voters have easy access to. Keele, Benjamin J., "Book Review of Citizens and E-Government: Evaluating Policy and Management" ().Library Staff Publications.

sumers rather than democratic agents, insufficient transparency to links to major policy documents key initiatives. Consistent with the book's findings, most of the projects seek to facilitate.

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Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development is one of the few books to examine best practices in evaluating programmes for local and regional economic and employment development. Appropriate for a non-technical readership, this book contains policy proposals for central and local governments aimed at improving the practice of evaluation, enlarging the evidence base for policy and Cited by: 2.

CHAPTER 1 Democracy and American Politics 5 citizens consider legitimate and worth obeying. In short, what is the best form of government. For most Americans—and for increasing numbers of people in other places—the answer is clear: democracy. The intrinsic attractiveness of democracy’s central ideas—that ordinary.

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Mar 09,  · The LEADER programme, initiated inaims to improve the development potential of rural areas in the European Union by drawing on local initiatives andBook Edition: 1st Edition. Apr 01,  · Citizens and E-Government: Evaluating Policy and Management examines the role that citizens play in the development of electronic government or e-government, specifically focusing on the impact of e-government and citizens while exploring issues of policy and management.

This book not only focuses on the adoption of e-government and its impact.Full text of "ERIC ED New Approaches to Evaluating Community agnesescriva.comts, Methods, and Contexts. Roundtable on Comperhensive Community Initiatives for .In democratic evaluation, the methods and results must be presented in ways accessible to multiple non-specialist audiences, in a report that aspires to “best seller” status.

Moreover, all participants in the evaluation are guaranteed control over the release and form of the information they pro-vide. In short, the democratic evaluator serves.