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Deliberations about Deliberative Methods: Issues in the design and evaluation of public participation processes. Abelson, J., et al. (2003).  Social Science and Medicine, 57(2): 239-251. Available on the site of the Canadian Policy Research Networks.

L'impératif délibératif. Sintomer, Y. & Blondiaux, L. (2002).  Politix – Revue des sciences sociales du politique, 15(57): 17-35. (On the site of Persee. In French only.)

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Evaluating Deliberative Processes
The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce public health practitioners to the evaluation of deliberative processes.
Published in January, 2011.  DescriptionDownload 103 K.
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Deliberative processes are increasingly used to engage citizens and stakeholders in the policy-making processes. Yet, there is a paucity of research evidence about the effectiveness of deliberative processes.
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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce public health practitioners to the evaluation of deliberative processes, specifically:

  • Why should we evaluate deliberative processes?,
  • What should be the focus of an evaluation?,
  • What are the different evaluative approaches? and
  • What contextual factors matter when evaluating deliberative processes? .

Finally, the fact sheet presents three frameworks that could be relevant to supporting more effective evaluative practices

Evaluating Deliberative Processes    
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