Book News: February 22nd, 2005

By James L. CreightonInternationally renowned facilitator and public participation consultant James L. Creighton offers a practical guide to designing and facilitating participation of the public in environmental and public policy decision making. Written for government officials, public and community leaders, and professional facilitators, The Public Participation Handbook is a toolkit for designing a participation process, selecting techniques to encourage participation, facilitating successful public meetings, working with the media, and evaluating the program. The book is also filled with practical advice, checklists, worksheets, and illustrative examples.

Published by Jossey-Bass ISBN: 0-7879-7307-6. 45.00 US dollars.