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Citizen participation at the local level in China and Canada

Citizen participation at the local level in China and Canada

Author: Andrew Sancton; Chen Zhenming
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ©2015.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sancton; Chen Zhenming
ISBN: 148222898X 9781482228984
OCLC Number: 1285500772
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: 1. Introduction to citizen participation at the local level in China and Canada : comparative cases / Andrew Sancton --
2. The paradox of participation : an overview of public participation and local government in Canada / Katherine A.H. Graham --
3. The development and Chinese characteristics of civic participation in local governance : the perspective of the transformation of governmental functions / Chen Fang --
4. Participation of the urban poor in Vancouver, Canada / Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly --
5. Community-based poverty alleviation : a case study of the Zhonghua subdistrict in Xiamen / Ding Yu --
6. Civic mobilization for environmental protection / Yu Zhangbao --
7. Citizen action for sustainable development : case studies in London, Ontario, Canada / Carol Agócs and Kate Graham --
8. Fight or facilitate? Social policy, municipal government, and civil society in an economically disadvantaged Canadian region / Tom Urbaniak --
9. Public participation in low-rent housing policy : a case study of Xiamen / Meng Hua --
10. Social capital and local initiative participation of Chinese villagers : analysis of factors affecting villagers' participation in village committee election / Hu Rong --
11. Facilitating the participation of immigrant students in Canada's schools / Jean Kunz --
12. An analysis of urban education policies pertaining to migrant workers' children / Li Xue --
13. Newcomers to the city : institutional and noninstitutional modes of civic participation for newcomersin Ottawa / Caroline Andrew --
14. Conclusion / Chen Zhenming.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Sancton, Chen Zhenming.


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