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Main Title The public participation handbook : making better decisions through citizen involvement /
Author Creighton, James L.
Publisher Jossey-Bass,
Year Published 2005
Report Number NPT 4/2005
OCLC Number 57528844
ISBN 0787973076; 9780787973070; 9781118437049; 1118437047
Subjects Political participation--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Internet Access
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Publisher description
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  JK1764.C733 2005 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 06/16/2014
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xix, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Defining what public participation is (and is not) -- The rationale for public participation -- Decision analysis -- Process planning -- Implementation planning -- Techniques for getting information to the public -- Techniques for getting information from the public -- Designing public meetings -- Developing interactive meetings -- Facilitating public meetings -- Determining meeting logistics -- Working with advisory groups -- Conducting interviews -- Working with the media -- Analyzing public comment -- Evaluating public participation -- Using public participation consultants -- Public participation cases. "Internationally renowned facilitator and consultant James L. Creighton offers a practical guide to designing and facilitating public participation in environmental and public policy decision making. Written for government officials, public and community leaders, and professional facilitators, The Public Participation Handbook is a toolkit for designing a participation process, selecting techniques to encourage participation, facilitating successful public meetings, working with the media, and evaluating the program. The book is also filled with practical advice, checklists, worksheets, and illustrative examples."--Jacket.