Project/scholarship details

  • Funder

    FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

  • Funder's country


  • Funding program


  • Funding amount

    163,449.00 €

  • Start date

    Thu Apr 01 00:00:00 WEST 2010

  • End date

    Tue Dec 31 00:00:00 WET 2013

  • Date awarded

    Fri Feb 05 00:00:00 WET 2010


(In) stability, a key element to understand participatory budgeting: Discussing...

Alves, Mariana Lopes; Allegretti, Giovanni

Much has been said about Participatory Budgeting. Still, how to make it a successful and long-lasting experience remains open for debate. Studies have advanced in analyzing many PB “features”, discussing its capacity to promote transparency, empowerment and accountability. However, little was said about its capacity to maintain continuity over time. With the increasing number of experiences all over the world w...

From skepticism to mutual support: towards a structural change in the relations...

Allegretti, Giovanni

Peer-reviewed conference paper originally presented at the workshop Legitimacy 2.0: E-democracy and Public Opinion in the Digital Age, at the IVR World Congress held in Frankfurt, August 18th 2011; Until three years ago, ICT Technologies represented a main “subordinate clause” within the “grammar” of Participatory Budgeting (PB), the tool made famous by the experience of Porto Alegre and today expanded to more ...

Participatory Budgeting Worldwide

Sintomer, Yves; Herzberg, Carsten; Allegretti, Giovanni; Röcke, Anja; Alves, Mariana Lopes

Participatory democracies: a slow march toward new paradigms from Brazil to Eur...

Allegretti, Giovanni

Since the echo of Porto Alegre experience started to gain space and emulations around the world, during the 90s, Participatory Budgeting (PB) became one of the most respected and analysed typologies of participatory democracy processes, due to the radical horizons it often poses, and the clear principles that forge its peculiarities. At present, with more than 1500 experiences of Participatory Budgeting existin...

Women in Budgeting: A Critical Assessment of Empowering Effects, Limits and Cha...

Allegretti, Giovanni

Taking advantage of the recent World Report on Participatory Budgeting, this paper will present an overview of participatory budgeting (PB) practices around the world, from the perspective of their capacity to involve and empower women. After a brief clarification of the definition of PB, the paper will highlight an asymmetric panorama of PB experiences. It will note that PB rarely includes gender issues as a c...

Women in Budgeting: A Critical Assessment of Participatory Budgeting Experiences

Allegretti, Giovanni; Falanga, Roberto

Budgeting has for too long been considered a technical arena for highly skilled elites. Participatory Budgeting (PB) opens up the field and creates a space for local communities to discuss the equitable distribution of resources. However, gender has not been at the forefront of the PB debate. On the other hand, gender responsive budgeting has had its own growth trajectory, often not including participatory meth...

Escalas híbridas de engajamento social: como a integração de tecnologias pode a...

Allegretti, Giovanni; Tang, Audrey; Secchi, Michelangelo

EMPATIA - Enabling Multichannel PArticipation Through ICT Adaptations (687920)

Hybrid scales of citizen engagement: how technological integration can scale-up...

Allegretti, Giovanni; Secchi, Michelangelo; Tang, Audrey

EMPATIA - Enabling Multichannel PArticipation Through ICT Adaptations (687920)

Cuidar das percepções dos participantes para desencadear um círculo virtuoso

Allegretti, Giovanni

EMPATIA - Enabling Multichannel PArticipation Through ICT Adaptations (687920)


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