Turning Ideas into Proposals

A Case for Blended Participation During the Participatory Budgeting Trial in Helsinki

Tutkimustuotos: Artikkeli kirjassa/raportissa/konferenssijulkaisussaKonferenssiartikkeliTieteellinenvertaisarvioitu

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Balancing between online-offline stages of participatory procedures is a delicate art that may support or hinder the success of participatory democracy. Participatory budgeting (PB), in particular, is generally rooted in online platforms, but as our case study on the City of Helsinki PB trial suggests, face-to-face events are necessary to engage targeted and often less resourceful actors in the process. Based on a longer-term participant observation, covering the PB process from its early to ideation phase to the current stage of proposal development for the final vote, we argue that the process has thus far been successful in blending online-offline components, largely supported by the active support of borough liaisons who have served as navigators between the different stages. From the point of view of co-creation, different stages of the PB process (ideation, co-creation) call for different strategies of online-offline participation. Effective mobilization of marginalized actors and interactions between public servants and citizens seem to benefit from face-to-face processes, while city-wide voting and discussion can effectively occur in the online platform.
Alkuperäiskielienglanti
OtsikkoElectronic Participation : ePart 2019
ToimittajatP. Panagiotopoulos
Sivumäärä11
JulkaisupaikkaCham
KustantajaSpringer
Julkaisupäivä26 heinäkuuta 2019
Sivut15-25
ISBN (painettu)978-3-030-27396-5
ISBN (elektroninen)978-3-030-27397-2
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 26 heinäkuuta 2019
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA4 Artikkeli konferenssijulkaisuussa
Tapahtuma11th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference: ePart 2019 - San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italia
Kesto: 2 syyskuuta 20194 syyskuuta 2019

Julkaisusarja

NimiLecture Notes in Computer Science
Vuosikerta11686

Tieteenalat

  • 511 Kansantaloustiede
  • 517 Valtio-oppi, hallintotiede
  • 113 Tietojenkäsittely- ja informaatiotieteet

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Ertiö, T-P., Tuominen, P., & Rask, M. (2019). Turning Ideas into Proposals: A Case for Blended Participation During the Participatory Budgeting Trial in Helsinki. teoksessa P. Panagiotopoulos (Toimittaja), Electronic Participation: ePart 2019 (Sivut 15-25). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vuosikerta 11686). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-27397-2_2
Ertiö, Titiana-Petra ; Tuominen, Pekka ; Rask, Mikko. / Turning Ideas into Proposals : A Case for Blended Participation During the Participatory Budgeting Trial in Helsinki. Electronic Participation: ePart 2019. Toimittaja / P. Panagiotopoulos. Cham : Springer, 2019. Sivut 15-25 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).
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Ertiö, T-P, Tuominen, P & Rask, M 2019, Turning Ideas into Proposals: A Case for Blended Participation During the Participatory Budgeting Trial in Helsinki. julkaisussa P Panagiotopoulos (Toimittaja), Electronic Participation: ePart 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vuosikerta 11686, Springer, Cham, Sivut 15-25, 11th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference, Italia, 02/09/2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-27397-2_2

Turning Ideas into Proposals : A Case for Blended Participation During the Participatory Budgeting Trial in Helsinki. / Ertiö, Titiana-Petra ; Tuominen, Pekka; Rask, Mikko.

Electronic Participation: ePart 2019. toim. / P. Panagiotopoulos. Cham : Springer, 2019. s. 15-25 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vuosikerta 11686).

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Ertiö T-P, Tuominen P, Rask M. Turning Ideas into Proposals: A Case for Blended Participation During the Participatory Budgeting Trial in Helsinki. julkaisussa Panagiotopoulos P, toimittaja, Electronic Participation: ePart 2019. Cham: Springer. 2019. s. 15-25. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-27397-2_2