Innovative Consultation Processes and the Changing Role of Activism

  title={Innovative Consultation Processes and the Changing Role of Activism},
  author={Lyn Carson ABSTRACTi},
  • Lyn Carson ABSTRACTi
  • Published 2001
i Innovative forms of public participation challenge the idea that activists must inevitably be caught up in consultation methods that are tokenistic or manipulative. Citizens’ juries, consensus conferences, deliberative polls and televotes—these methods hold promise for enhanced representativeness and offer the added benefit of creating deliberative spaces for sound decision making. These robust methods are described and their relevance to collective action is discussed. Activists are advised… CONTINUE READING