Citizen Involvement

A Practical Guide for Change

  • Authors
  • Peter Beresford
  • Suzy Croft

Part of the Practical Social Work book series (PSWS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Peter Beresford, Suzy Croft
    Pages 1-22
  3. Peter Beresford, Suzy Croft
    Pages 60-91
  4. Peter Beresford, Suzy Croft
    Pages 92-112
  5. Peter Beresford, Suzy Croft
    Pages 128-156
  6. Peter Beresford, Suzy Croft
    Pages 177-204
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 205-240

About this book


This book offers the first introduction and practical guide to increasing people's say and involvement in their lives, neighbourhood and services. It draws on a major study of initiatives to involve and empower people. It explores a wide range of schemes across a variety of policies and services, including housing, health care, education, community development, social work and social services. It also examines the underlying principles, politics and philosophy of participation. It offers guidelines for participatory policy and practice and a checklist for evaluating and auditing citizen involvement.


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