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Redistribution and Deliberation in Mandated Participatory Governance: The Case of Participatory Budgeting in Seoul, South Korea

Abstract This dissertation examines whether participatory budgeting (PB) processes, as a case of participatory governance and an innovative approach to local governance, promote inclusive and deliberative government decision-making and social justice outcomes. The first chapter introduces the case of the dissertation, PB in the city of Seoul, South Korea. It reviews the history of PB and the literature on PB in South Korea and discusses three issues that arise when implementing legally mandated PB. The second chapter explores whether inclusive PB processes redistribute financial resources even without the presence of explicit equity criteria, using the last four years of PB resource allocation data and employing multi-level statistical analysis. The... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor No, Won (Author) / Schugurensky, Daniel (Advisor) / Bretschneider, Stuart (Committee member) / Johnston, Erik (Committee member) / Hsueh, Lily (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public administration / Deliberation / Mandatory participation / Participatory budgeting / Participatory governance / Redistribution / Social justice
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 150 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Public Administration and Policy 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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