Book Investing in democracy : engaging citizens in collaborative governance / Carmen Sirianni.
Publication year: c2009.
Call Number JK1759 .S32 2009
Media class: Book
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815703136 0815703139 9780815703129 0815703120
Extent: xiv, 306 p. ; 24 cm.
Government can serve as a partner and catalyst for collaborative problem solving. Details three success stories and explains what measures were taken and why they succeeded. Distills eight core design principles that characterize effective collaborative governance and concludes with concrete recommendations for federal policy--Publisher's description.
1. Government as civic enabler -- 2. Collaborative governance and policy design : core principles -- 3. Neighborhood empowerment and planning : Seattle, Washington -- 4. Youth civic engagement : systems change and culture change in Hampton, Virginia -- 5. Can a federal regulator become a civic enabler? : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- 6. Design for democracy : federal policy for collaborative government.