New book by Prof. Ben Schouten ‘The Civic Empowerment Toolbox: Action design for Urban Futures’

Prof. Ben Schouten’s new book, The Civic Empowerment Toolbox, Action Design for Urban Futures, is now out and available for sale. The book focuses on the design of active citizenship and citizen participation, offering many examples as well as opportunities to kickstart your own initiative. Together, the six cahiers, including the introduction, offer a complete overview of design for civic empowerment where practice and theory come together, resulting in design recommendations, examples and future opportunities for research and education. The book is an analogue read from start to finish, but you can also read it crisscross, starting with any of the book’s key concepts, subdivided into twenty themes, allowing you to delve deeper into the fascinating elements of civic empowerment.