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Title Public participation in planning in India / edited by Ashok Kumar and Poonam Prakash
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 331 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Tables; Introduction; Theoretical Perspectives on Public Participation; Theorizing Participation; Towards Meaningful Participation; Public Participation, Urban Governance and Planning; Understanding State -- Society Relationships; Participatory Practices at City and Regional Scales; Is Participatory Planning an Inclusionary Process?; Regional Plan for Goa 2021; Questioning Development in Nagaland; Reflections on Participatory Practices in Urban Planning; Participatory Approach for Cultural Heritage Resource Management in Small Towns
Provisions of Public Participation in Municipal GovernanceParticipatory Budgeting in Pune, Maharashtra; Participatory Practices at Local Level; Local Area Plans in Delhi; Public Participation at Local Level; Emerging Role of RWAs; Public Participation and the Role of NGOs in Two Slums of Delhi; Social Control and Social Mobility; Conclusions; Contributors
Summary Mirroring the complexities of cities and neighborhoods, this volume makes a conscious departure from consensus-oriented public participation to conflict-resolving public participation. In India, planning practice generally involves citizens at different stages of plan-making with a clear purpose of securing a consensus aimed at legitimizing the policy content of a development plan. This book contests and challenges this consensus-oriented view of citizen participation in planning, arguing against the assertion that cities can be represented by a single public interest, for which consensus is s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Political participation -- India.
Political planning -- Citizen participation.
Political planning -- India.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Kumar, Ashok (Professor of physical planning), editor
Prakash, Poonam, editor
ISBN 1443857181 (electronic bk.)
9781443857185 (electronic bk.)