By William Boyce
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Extra resources for A Seat at the Table: Persons with Disabilities and Policy Making
Instrumental participation is often associated with interest group theories of policy making. 24 A Seat at the Table When participation is understood as an end in itself, the term "transformational participation" is used. It indicates a long-term process intended to develop and strengthen people's capabilities to involve themselves in social development. Participation in this sense promotes ideological and normative goals such as social justice, equity, and democracy (Pitkin 1969). In the policy arena, transformational participation includes activities designed to build organizational reputations and develop capacities to become permanent partners in the policymaking process.
THEORIES OF PARTICIPATION Virtually every field that has attempted to involve community members in organized public activities has contributed to the knowledge base of citizen participation. There is an extensive literature in this area encompassing the disciplines of sociology, political science, management, psychology, health, social work, and environmental studies, among others. However, much of what has been written on citizen participation, and especially on its structural dimensions, is descriptive and non-theoretical (Sadler 1979, Howell et al.
313) that Aboriginal title existed in Canadian law. In this case the court was asked to rule on whether the Aboriginal title of the Nisga'a people to their ancestral lands had been forfeited by laws of the old colony of British Columbia. 6 This decision was the determining factor in the federal Liberal government's change of policy toward First Nations peoples. The federal government now recognized the need to enter into comprehensive land claims negotiations with First Nations groups. According to Russell, this was the first step to a broader constitutional recognition of Aboriginals as founding peoples.
A Seat at the Table: Persons with Disabilities and Policy Making by William Boyce