Synopses & Reviews
"Discusses how government can serve as a partner and catalyst for collaborative problem solving. Details three success stories and explains what measures were taken and why they succeeded. Distills eight core design principles that characterize effective collaborative governance and concludes with concrete recommendations for federal policy"--Provided by publisher.
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Table of Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Government as civic enabler -- Collaborative governance and policy design : core principles -- Neighborhood empowerment and planning : Seattle, Washington -- Youth civic engagement : systems change and culture change in Hampton, Virginia -- Can a federal regulator become a civic enabler? : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- Design for democracy : federal policy for collaborative government -- Notes -- Index.