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Participatory rural planning : exploring evidence from Ireland

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  • OCLC: ocn754773704
  • ISBN: 6612857544
  • ISBN: 9786612857546
  • ISBN: 9781317083764
  • ISBN: 1317083768
  • ISBN: 9781317083771
  • ISBN: 1317083776
  • ISBN: 9781282857544
  • ISBN: 1282857541
  • ISBN: 0754694690
  • ISBN: 9780754694694
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 164 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2010.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-156) and index.
Contents: Part I. Theoretical and Policy Contexts. 1. Planning and citizen participation --- 2. Planning perspectives on rural Ireland ---- Part II. Participatory Planning in Action. 3. Participatory planning for countryside housing development --- 4. Participatory village planning --- 5. A citizens' panel approach to participatory planning and rural development ---- Part III. Prospects for Participatory Planning. 6. The potential and limits of participatory rural planning.
Summary: Participatory Rural Planning presents the argument that citizen participation in planning affairs transcends a rights-based legitimacy and an all too frequent perception of being mere consultation. Rather, it is part of a social learning process that can enhance the prospects for successful implementation, provide opportunity for reflection and create a mutuality of respect between different stakeholders in the planning arena. Accordingly, Michael Murray signposts what can work well and what should work differently in regard to participatory planning by taking rural Ireland as the empirical laboratory and exploring the Irish experience at different spatial scales from the village, through to the locality, the sub regional and the regional levels. -- Publisher description.
Note: English.
Subject: Land use, Rural -- Ireland -- Planning
Rural development -- Ireland

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