Volume 25 Issue 3, 2020

Special Issue on Innovations in local representative democracy:

Dilemmas and perspectives

Edited by Eva Sørensen and Signy Irene Vabo

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

1. Councillors’ attitudes to citizen participation in policymaking as a driver of, and barrier to, democratic innovation, by Mette Sønderskov, Department of Organisation, Leadership and Management, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Elverum, Norway.

2. Innovating local representative democracy: How citizens evaluate new roles of elected and non-elected representatives, by Bas Denters, Department of Public Administration, University of Twente, Twente; Hans Vollaard, Utrecht University School of Governance, Utrecht; and Hester van de Bovenkamp, Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management, Rotterdam, all of the Netherland

3. Design matters: Tensions between democratic quality and productive collaboration, Elizabeth Toft Kristjansen, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark.

4. Living Labs as an Innovation Tool for Public Value Creation: Possibilities and Pitfalls, by Anne Vorre Hansen, and Lars Fuglsang, both of Department of Business, Communication and Information Technologies, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark.

5. Mixed responses: Councillors’ attitudes towards citizens’ participation, by Katarzyna Radzik-Maruszak, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland and Arto Haveri, Tampere University, Finland.


Published December 12 2020

Last updated: December 20 2020