The New Public: The Globalization of Public Participation
The New Public: The Globalization of Public Participation, edited by ELI Senior Attorney Carl Bruch, takes a close look at the foundations of public involvement, and regional and international institutions that advance public involvement. The book, whose release coincides with the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg, South Africa, highlights cases from Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Asia, illustrating the common need and experiences in promoting a core set of principles for public input in effective decisionmaking. The book highlights how public involvement is essential to the long-term success and sustainability of endeavors in a wide range of cultures, political systems, and levels of economic development.
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