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Why co-produce? Accounting for diversity in citizens’ motivations to engage in neighbourhood watch schemes.

Carola van Eijk, Trui Steen & Bram Verschuere

In local communities, citizens are more and more involved in the production of public services. To list just a few examples: citizens take care of relatives or friends through informal care, parents help organizing activities at their children’s school, and neighbours help promoting safety and liveability in their community. 842 more words

Local Government

The Big Idea

How do we get people talking?

Mental health services remain one of the most neglected corners of health provision in the UK and around the world. 143 more words


3S Working Paper 2017-30: Theoretical Theatre: harnessing comedy to teach social science

Role playing is increasingly used in European Studies and political science more generally to foster students understanding of social science theories. Yet in most cases, role playing is only done by students. 130 more words

3S Working Paper

Six actions to mobilise knowledge in complex systems

Community member post by Bev J. Holmes and Allan Best

What are the practical implications of mobilising knowledge in complex systems? How can the rules, regulations, incentives and long-entrenched power structures of a system be changed so that knowledge mobilisation is maximized? 1,006 more words


Upcoming Participation Event - Weds 8th Feb

We have an exciting participation event coming up on Wednesday 8th February. The event is open to anyone who has ever used any of our… 125 more words


Cross-cultural collaborative research: A reflection from New Zealand

Community member post by Jeff Foote

How can non-indigenous researchers work with indigenous communities to tackle complex socio-ecological issues in a way that is culturally appropriate and does not contribute to the marginalisation of indigenous interests and values? 868 more words


A Time Bank for Wales? Workshop & Seminar update

Edgar Cahn and Chris Gray came over from the States to help with the Timebanking Workshop and follow-up Welsh Government Seminar – both cracking events with lots of enthusiasm, plentiful ideas and, most importantly, a pile of commitments to action. 278 more words

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