Participatory democracy at the crossroads
‘Citizens’ participation’ is a fashionable political concept, but one that increasingly means all things to all people. It is time to reclaim ‘participation’ from those who would use it simply to legitimise existing political institutions. This issue of Eurotopia explores different models of participatory democracy in Europe.
Participatory democracy in Europe Jax Jacobsen Interview with Jeronimo Fernandez Cortes Eurotopia Team Participation in Italy Anna Pizzo If participative democracy is the answer, what is the question? Joan Subirats Managing water through participative processes: the case of Catalonia Jordi Pacheco i Canals Facing the problems, learning the lessons Hilary Wainwright Participatory Democracy in 6 Steps Tomás Rodríguez Villasante