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|dc.contributor.editor||De Cindio, Fiorella|
|dc.description.abstract||This paper discusses three cases where design was carried out at the intersection between public sector and citizen communities. Based on three dominant traditions meeting there--public (municipal) decision-making, Web 2.0 and participatory design--we identify challenges and solutions regarding participation and engagement of municipal workers and citizens. While this intersection is exactly where a new form of democratic participation could develop, the three traditions were, nonetheless, far from easily combined in the specific cases. The challenges that we have identified are to: Identify win-win situations, rather than to maximize participation; to work with motivation for long-term projects across municipality and communities; to identify and work with early movers, and not just representative citizens; and to create space for local municipal agencies to develop bottom-up technological solutions. The multiplicity of co-existing traditions of involvement need more focus in the future development of participatory design.||en|
|dc.publisher||ACM Press, New York|
|dc.relation.ispartof||Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies|
|dc.title||Participation in design between public sector and local communities||en|
|mci.conference.date||June, 27-30, 2015|
|Appears in Collections:||C&T 2015: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies|
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