Contributions on issues of engagement with the policy process (PLA Notes 46)
The publishing of the Prajateerpu report of a workshop in southern India provoked a huge debate amongst people involved in participatory practices throughout the world. This article reports some contributor's opinions on if and how citizens' juries can be used to influence policy and encourage dialogue between different parties, as expressed in an e-forum after the publication of the report.
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