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PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING: competing political, good governance and technocratic logics

Yves Cabannes: University College London, Development Planning Unit, Emeritus. Participatory budgeting (PB) has been a major innovation in participatory governance worldwide, with more than 3,000 experiences listed across 40 countries. PB has also diversified over its 30 years, with many contemporary experiments (referred to as PBs) only tangentially related to the original project to “radically democratize democracy”.