Janne Heederik

Heederik2Email: j.heederik@maw.ru.nl

Project: Participatory Urban Governance between Democracy and Clientelism: Brokers and (In)formal Politics

Abstract: This ethnographic research project investigates the role of brokerage in participatory urban governance, and its implications for state-citizenship engagement, political representation and decision making. This project compares brokerage in four different cities: Rotterdam (the Netherlands), Manchester (UK), Cochabamba (Bolivia) and Recife (Brazil). Janne is conducting her research in Manchester (UK).

Funding: European Research Council

Starting date: January 2017

Supervision: Toon van Meijl and Martijn Koster