Essays about: "citizen participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 142 essays containing the words citizen participation.

  1. 1. Empowering Civic Engagement in Energy Concepts : Design Implications for Citizen Participation

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : Valerie Hentschel; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable energy transformation; municipal energy concepts; public participation; user research; digital participatory technology;

    Abstract : The threat of global warming calls for a major transformation of the energy system in the coming century. A positive and effective outcome of the development and implementation of municipal energy concepts relies heavily on public participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Att låna en plats : temporär landskapsarkitektur som inkluderande gestaltningsprocess

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Matilda Hermander; [2020]
    Keywords : temporär landskapsarkitektur; tillfällig landskapsarkitektur; medborgardeltagande; temporary urbanism; citizen participation;

    Abstract : Landskapsarkitektens roll som gestaltare av offentliga rum för med sig frågor som: vems är staden? Och: för vem byggs staden? Den senaste tiden har flertalet projekt inom temporär gestaltning uppkommit som involverat användare och medborgare på olika sätt. I denna uppsats undersöks den temporära landskapsarkitekturens potential att konkret kunna testa utformningsidéer och hur den fungerar i kombination med medborgardeltagande. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the acquisition of media literacy skills through media participation in Rwanda : a case study of Huye Community Radio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Pacifique Emmanuel Niyitegeka; [2020]
    Keywords : Media and participation; media literacy; radio; community radios; public community radios; youth volunteer journalists; civic engagement; Rwanda; Media literacy promotion; development; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Media literacy has been described as the ability of a citizen to access, critically analyze, and produce media content for specific outcomes. It also involves an awareness of the impact of media in the society and an understanding of media processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accessibility to democracy through participation -A case study of how social vulnerability and marginalisation is taken into consideration by local governments in their participatory process

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Anny Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Participation; social vulnerability; marginalisation; municipality; local; government; democracy; citizen dialogue;

    Abstract : Participation as a way to ensure equal accessibility to democracy has gained importance alongside the concept of sustainability. At the same time, it has become clear that not everyone has equal opportunity to participate in these participatory events, creating power issues that leave out the voices of certain societal groups from the political context. READ MORE

  5. 5. When do we ask the Children? - A STUDY ON CHILDREN'S PARTICIPATION IN SWEDISH MUNICIPAL PLANNING

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Moa Elfström; [2020]
    Keywords : Children’s Geography; Social Sustainability; Children’s Participation; Comprehensive Planning; Convention on the Right of the Child; Planners Role; Norway;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses how children's perspectives are implemented in the municipality's physical planning in Sweden in relation to the statutory UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The thesis seeks to answer how the planners express their views on the participation, as well as their views on the child and childhood. READ MORE