Risk, democratic citizenship and public policy

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  • Risk assessment -- Government policy.,
  • Political planning.,
  • Democracy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Albert Weale.
ContributionsWeale, Albert., British Academy.
LC ClassificationsHM1101 .R58 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3700503M
ISBN 10019726283X
LC Control Number2003266340

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Understanding Risk addresses a central dilemma of risk decisionmaking in a democracy: detailed scientific and technical information is essential for making decisions, but the people who make and live with those decisions are not scientists. The key task of risk characterization is to provide needed and appropriate information to decisionmakers and the public. Gendered Citizenship Understanding Gendered Violence in Democratic India Natasha Behl Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations. Proposes situated citizenship as a general theoretical and methodological framework to study the lived experiences of unequal democracy across subordinated demographics and to understand gendered and racialized citizenship in . The variety of constitutional designs found in democratic governments has important effects on policy choices and outcomes. That is the conclusion reached in Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy, in which the constitutional procedures and constraints through which laws and public policies are adopted—election laws, the general architecture of government, the legal . In discussing the theory of public participation, it is useful to review broad theories of decision-making structures. DeSario and Langton, in their book Citizen Participation in Public Decision Making explore the role of technology in public policy decisions (DeSario and Langton, ). They conclude that public decisions are increasingly.

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Governance-driven democratization. Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 3, Issue. 1, p. Warren, Mark E. Activating the Citizen.

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This book is an outcome of the international seminar series at the University of Edinburgh, organised by the Citizenship and Democracy Network of.

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