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Place-based strategic planning: the politics of participation


Alessandrini, MJ, Place-based strategic planning: the politics of participation, Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, 18, (3) pp. 99-129. ISSN 1027-4979 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.6185/TJIA.V.18.N3.P99P130


© 2018, Tamkang University. All rights reserved. The Global Financial Crisis has placed considerable pressure on government service delivery responsibilities throughout the world. This comparative analysis of the participative policy-making approaches and their impact examines the political processes of negotiation and developing consensus. Participative democracy is the foundation principle of Oregon Shines and Tasmania Together, and to varying degrees in the three Australian cases examined here: Growing Victoria Together, South Australian Strategic Plan and Territory 2030. How effective have these regional planning strategies been compared government-driven planning projects? Tasmania Together has been globally recognized as innovative and unique in its process and outcomes because of its bottom-up structure. A comparison of Oregon, Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and Northern Territory illustrates the various styles adopted in engaging citizens, and its impact.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Policy and administration
Research Field:Policy and administration not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Alessandrini, MJ (Dr Megan Alessandrini)
ID Code:99411
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2015-03-23
Last Modified:2016-09-15

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