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I am interested in how the increasing number of citizens' initiatives reshapes urban planning policies and practices in the Netherlands. This is a timely issue, as a new and more prominent role for citizens in planning is foreseen in the new Environment and Planning Act that will come into effect in 2021.

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citizen Social Sciences
urban planning Social Sciences
Netherlands Social Sciences
capacity building Earth & Environmental Sciences
institutional change Social Sciences
planning Social Sciences
natural disaster Social Sciences
mitigation Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2018 2019

A new role for citizens’ initiatives: the difficulties in co-creating institutional change in urban planning

Bisschops, S. & Beunen, R., 2 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 62, 1, p. 72-87 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Urban planning
institutional change
urban planning
citizen
brownfield site

Participatory social capacity building: Conceptualisation and experiences from pilots for flood risk mitigation in the Netherlands

de Voogt, D. L., Bisschops, S. & Munaretto, S., Sep 2019, In : Environmental Science & Policy. 99, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

capacity building
natural disaster
Netherlands
mitigation
experience

Participatie: discrepantie tussen wet en praktijk

Translated title of the contribution: Participation: discrepancy between legislation and practiceBisschops, S., 21 Dec 2018, In : Rooilijn. Tijdschrift voor wetenschap en beleid in de ruimtelijke ordening. 51, 5, p. 380-386 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issueProfessional

legislation
citizen
participation
political power
urban planning