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Research – cities and urban design and planning

Urban Transformations Network Urban Transformations (UT) is an ESRC network, coordinated from the University of Oxford, showcasing research on cities. The UT portfolio represents over 80 research projects that engage with the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly urban world. The programme aims to address a wide range of stakeholders with a professional, public or political interest in cities, including members of the general public wishing to learn more about current academic debates on urban […]

Research – social justice

Co-production and social injustice (2018-19) Co-production implies a collaborative approach to public service reform, whereby service-users and citizens are regarded as equal partners in each stage of the process. Underpinned by a philosophy which values individuals, communities and the virtues of social capital and reciprocity; co-production contrasts starkly with traditional, service-led, top-down ways of public service reform whereby decisions are made exclusively by those in positions of power. Instead, it is an approach which endorses […]

Research: Co-production Practice

Inside co-production: ruling, resistance, and practice Social Policy and Administration Special Issue: 53:2, March 2019 Mark Bevir, Catherine Needham, Justin Waring (eds) It might be argued that a narrative of co-production has come to redefine contemporary social and public policy. It is found in the co-design of local public services and the co-formulation of care services. The narrative implies certain beliefs about the deficiencies in unilateral or siloed working to address complex issues about stakeholder […]

Academi Wales tools and resources

How can co-production contribute to good governance? In co-production, one organisation or person invites others to come together. Each person takes responsibility for themselves (and their organisation, if they are part of one) and, within the relevant legal and physical constraints, they make decisions only for themselves (or their organisation).   How can we coach for co-production? Coaching for co-production – for someone working with communities to co-produce outcomes with their community.   How can […]