Citizens, Leaders and the Common Good

Natural Resource Management is increasingly paying attention to participatory forms of governance, devolving authority and decision-making power to communities and community-based organizations. Scientific research on Natural Resource Management has been approached from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Many of these address the institutional arrangements that communities develop in order to manage natural resources. This focus… More Citizens, Leaders and the Common Good

How to improve the adaptive capacity of Dutch Planning

10 proposals for change that, once implemented, will make the planning system less rigid and more adaptive. > New book. Free download @ InPlanning. > More information about Evolutionary Governance  @ governancetheory.com. Spatial planning is facing a paradox. The last decades have witnessed a growing number of scholars and professionals that criticize the possibilities of… More How to improve the adaptive capacity of Dutch Planning

IABR + RUIMTEVOLK Next Steps #1: Next Economy! Next plan?

IABR + RUIMTEVOLK Next Steps #1: Next Economy! Next plan? Wanneer 26 april 2016 (van 19.30 tot 21.00 uur; inloop vanaf 19.00 uur) Waar Fenixloods II, Paul Nijghkade 19, Rotterdam Stad maken met de logica van de Next Economy Door SJORS DE VRIES (bron) Het creëren van duurzame, productieve en inclusieve steden daagt ruimtelijke professionals uit tot een… More IABR + RUIMTEVOLK Next Steps #1: Next Economy! Next plan?

Plofkipdemocratie: pleidooi voor verkiezingen! Hoe ogenschijnlijke democratisering de legitimiteit van de democratie ondergraaft.

  ‘Het zijn allemaal zakkenvullers!’ ‘Waarom stemmen, ze doen toch wat ze zelf willen?’ ‘Hunnie veranderen toch weer van mening als ze eenmaal gekozen zijn. Draaikonten zijn het!’ ‘Stemmen???­­­­­­­ Ammehoela en dan weer vier jaar m’n bek houden zeker?’ (vrij naar de geluiden die rondom de verkiezingen klinken op radio en t.v. ) Niet iedereen heeft… More Plofkipdemocratie: pleidooi voor verkiezingen! Hoe ogenschijnlijke democratisering de legitimiteit van de democratie ondergraaft.

Dangerous Events, Risk Communications and Evolutionary Governance Theory

Dangerous Events, Risk Communications and Evolutionary Governance Theory 14 03 2016 | Martijn Duineveld | Presentation @ the SRA-E BENELUX Inaugural Meeting | Brussels, Belgium This presentation conceptualizes and categorizes the various relationships between dangerous events, the emergence of risk communications and the effects on governance (the taking of collectively binding decisions in a community by a diversity of… More Dangerous Events, Risk Communications and Evolutionary Governance Theory

NEW BOOK CHAPTER: Evolutionary Governance Theory and the Adaptive Capacity of the Dutch Planning System [FREE DOWNLOAD]

In this contribution we explore the pathways of the Dutch planning system and its potential to adapt to a continuously changing society. It presents a possible answer to the question that frames this book: ‘How can researchers and practitioners incorporate new insights about complexity and non-linearity into their work and develop new strategies and tools that can be used… More NEW BOOK CHAPTER: Evolutionary Governance Theory and the Adaptive Capacity of the Dutch Planning System [FREE DOWNLOAD]