Axis “Governance, institutions, and citizen participation”

Laurence Bherer

Laurence Bherer

Regular member

Affiliation

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science (Université de Montréal)

Research interests

Public participation; urban policy; public policy; deliberative theory; relations between citizens; public administration; local democracy

 

Contact information


3200, Jean-Brillant St.
Office C-4028
Montreal (Quebec), Canada H3T 1N8
Phone: (514) 343-6111, ext. 0744

laurence.bherer [at] umontreal.ca (> Email)

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Ongoing projects


  • Réseau d'études urbaines Villes, Régions, Mondes (co-chercheure)
  • "Les pratiques informelles de participation : une voie alternative vers la participation politique" (Lead, 2016-2019)
  • "Democracia asociativa: autonomia responsable, sesgo participativo o circulo vicioso?" (co-researcher, 2016-2019)

 

Selected publications


Laurence Bherer, P. Dufour and F. Montambeault (eds.), The participatory democracy turn, New York, Routledge, 2018.

P. Dufour, Laurence Bherer and C. Rothmayr. "«Faire de la politique soi-même» : le cas des mobilisations contre les gaz de schiste au Québec", Revue canadienne de science politique, vol. XLVIII, no 1, 2015, 125-146.

Sophie L. Van Neste and Laurence Bherer. "The Spatial Puzzle of Mobilizing for Car Alternatives in the Montreal City-Region", Urban Studies, vol. LI, no 11, 2013, p. 2406-2425.

Caroline Patsias, Anne Latendresse and Laurence Bherer. "Participatory Democracy, Decentralization and Local Governance: the Montreal Participatory Budget in the light of “Empowered Participatory Governance”, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, vol. XXXVII, no 6, 2013, p. 2214-2230.

Laurence Bherer and Sandra Breux. "The Diversity of Participation Tools: Complementing or Competing with one Another?", Canadian Journal of Political Science, vol. XLV, no 2, 2012, p. 379-403.

Laurence Bherer. "Les relations ambiguës entre participation et politiques publiques", Participation. Revue de sciences sociales sur la citoyenneté et la démocratie, vol. I, no I, 2011, p. 105-133.

Sandra Breux and Laurence Bherer (eds.). Les élections municipales au Québec : enjeux et perspectives, Québec, Presses de l’Université Laval, 2011.

Laurence Bherer. "Successfull and Unsuccessful Participatory Arrangements: Why is There a Participatory Movement at the Local Level?", Journal of Urban Affairs, vol. XXXII, no 2, 2010, p. 287-303.

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