Revista Egitania Sciencia - Volume 11 | ARTICLE

Title: PARTICIPATORY POLICY: The Case participatory budgeting digital

Author: Vitor Roque (vitor.roque@ipg.pt) e Jussara Borges (jussarab@ufba.br)

Publication: Revista Egitania Sciencia - Volume 11

Abstract:
The participatory media have had a significant impact on improving The participatory media have had a significant impact on improving previously existing participatory mechanisms, but mainly by creating new and sometimes innovative ways of citizen participation. This paper aims to analyze the impact of participatory media of one from the several ways of citizen participation: the participatory budgeting. In the first part of the paper, participatory budgeting implementations are analyzed, using four case studies, two Portuguese case studies, Lisboa and Braga and two international case studies, Belo Horizonte in Brazil and Miraflores in Peru. In the second part, it is analyzed the technology approach associated with the context of participatory budgeting, followed by a brief critical discussion. At the end, some conclusions are presented.

Keywords: participatory media; participatory budgeting; e-Democracy; e-Participation; e- Voting




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