Between Legitimization and Deliberation. Participatory Budget in Dąbrowa Górnicza

Mariusz Popławski, Faculty of Political Studies and International Relations Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
2018 Przegląd Prawa Konstytucyjnego  
Even though participatory budgets have rather short history in Poland criticism of its unwanted side effects have pushed some municipal authorities towards quick reforms of their initial visions. Most of them have decided just for small adjustments, but some have tried to be innovative and have reformed the whole mechanism. In this article, author attempts to take a closer look at consequences that accompany changes aimed at more quality of the whole procedure. The article aims to examine how
more » ... ms to examine how more deliberation affects legitimization of participatory budgets. It is also an attempt to find out whether it brings expected outcomes within quality and profile of selected projects. Finally, we may learn here how people deal with more advance procedures. The analysis should serve anyone who is willing to search for new solutions among direct democracy tools in Poland.
doi:10.15804/ppk.2018.06.31 fatcat:kaym3pslrzbzzcwwkvbz3rhfya