Times of the city
New ways of involving citizens
Urban time policies have to be regarded and embarked upon as a democratic and cross-sectional process. For such policies to become institutionalised requires citizens’ forums, model experiments and surveys within the community as well as interdisciplinary cooperation between the various branches of the local authority administration. The article has its focus first on Eurexcter — a European action-research project in five European countries which has been promoting practical experiments with local time policies — and secondly on an empirical survey concerning time policies in Europe conducted for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Working and Living Conditions/Dublin.
Keywords: social times, working time, citizens’ involvement, times of the city, urban democracy
Published online: 13 June 2002
Cited by 2 other publications
Neutens, Tijs, Matthias Delafontaine, Tim Schwanen & Nico Van de Weghe
Neutens, Tijs, Tim Schwanen & Frank Witlox
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