Friday, September 18, 2015

Most-Read Articles, August 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Author's Blog: A Strategic Framework for Building Civic Capacity

This is an author-produced blog post to introduce upcoming Urban Affairs Review articles. This article is available in OnlineFirst

Stephen Page, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington

Wicked Problems and Civic Capacity

Cities today face various wicked problems that prompt fundamental disagreements and distrust within the body politic (Rittel and Weber 1973).  Land use, transportation, housing, education, and other complex issues confound policy makers’ abilities to agree on the contours of problems, much less devise and implement effective solutions that satisfy citizens.