Over the years public accountability procedures to enabe democratic control public money and public values have become increasingly top down burcoratic, administrative, quantitative, rule based procedures with quite some perverse effects. This style is also used when it comes to citizens initiatives and it is a big obstacle for citizens participation. On the basis of a manifesto this project explores the phenomenon ‘’public accountability’’ in the interation between local governance bodies and citizens initiatives and between citizens initiatives and other citizens. We will study 6-8 cases, we will organize master classes

  • May 2018-May 2019.
  • Province of Limburg NL
  • € 98.000