Publications

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Contributions to peer-reviewed journals / proceedings (selection)

Escher, Tobias; Rottinghaus, Bastian (2023): Effects of online citizen participation on legitimacy beliefs in local government. Evidence from a comparative study of online participation platforms in three German municipalities. In: Policy & Internet, Artikel poi3.371.

Romberg, Julia; Escher, Tobias (2023). Making Sense of Citizens’ Input through Artificial Intelligence: A Review of Methods for Computational Text Analysis to Support the Evaluation of Contributions in Public Participation. Digital Government: Research and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1145/3603254

Romberg, Julia (2022). Is Your Perspective Also My Perspective? Enriching Prediction with Subjectivity. In Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Argument Mining (pp.115-125), Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. Association for Computational Linguistics. https://aclanthology.org/2022.argmining-1.11

Romberg, Julia; Escher, Tobias (2022). Automated Topic Categorisation of Citizens’ Contributions: Reducing Manual Labelling Efforts Through Active Learning. In: Marijn Janssen, et al. Electronic Government. EGOV 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13391. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-15086-9_24

Romberg, Julia; Mark, Laura; Escher, Tobias (2022). A Corpus of German Citizen Contributions in Mobility Planning: Supporting Evaluation Through Multidimensional Classification. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (pp. 2874–2883), Marseille, France. European Language Resources Associationhttps://aclanthology.org/2022.lrec-1.308

Romberg, Julia; Conrad, Stefan (2021). Citizen Involvement in Urban Planning – How Can Municipalities Be Supported in Evaluating Public Participation Processes for Mobility Transitions?. In Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Argument Mining (pp. 89-99), Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Association for Computational Linguistics. https://aclanthology.org/2021.argmining-1.9

Rottinghaus, Bastian; Escher, Tobias (2020). Mechanisms for Inclusion and Exclusion through Digital Political Participation: Evidence from a Comparative Study of Online Consultations in Three German Cities. Zeitschrift Für Politikwissenschaft 30(2):261–98.

Presentations (selection)

Mark, Laura; Holec, Katharina; Escher, Tobias (2023): Procedural Justice through Public Participation? A mixed-methods study of a participatory mobility planning process in Hamburg, Germany. Presentation at the AESOP Annual Congress “Integrated Planning in a world of turbulence” in Łódź, Poland on July 10-15, 2023.

Huseljic, Katharina (2022). (Online) Consultations, Representation and Legitimacy Beliefs. Results from consultative planning in 5 German municipalities. Presentation at the Strathclyde Departemental Colloquium at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK on November 9 2022.

Huseljic, Katharina; Escher, Tobias (2022): The Structure and Antecedents of Citizens’ Perceptions of Local Democracy: Findings from a Survey in Different German Cities in 2021. Presentation at the ECPR General Conference 2022 in Innsbruck, Austria on August 22-26, 2022.

Mark, Laura; Huseljic, Katharina; Escher, Tobias (2022): Socio-spatial justice through public participation? How different socioeconomic groups perceive measures from a mobility planning process in Hamburg. Presentation at the AESOP Annual Congress “Species for Species: Redefining Spatial Justice” in Tartu, Estonia on July 25-29, 2022.

Huseljić, Katharina; Wähner, Marco (2021, März). Implementing a ’strong democracy‘ on the local level? The role of incentives and local participation for legitimacy beliefs. Presentation in the panel “Local Politics” at the Political Studies Association Annual Conference, online on March 29–31, 2021.

Wähner, Marco; Huseljić, Katharina (2020, Juli). All politics is local. Resources, incentives and the likelihood for political online participation in top down procedures. Presentation in the panel „Participatory Governance: How Participatory Systems Interact with Representative Institutions“ of the Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Special Group of the Political Studies Association, online on July 30, 2020.

Further publications

Mark, Laura; Busch-Geertsema, Annika; LeBris, Jessica; Matthes, Gesa; Stark, Kerstin (2023): Ist das gerecht? Eine Bewertungshilfe für lokale Mobilitätsmaßnahmen. In: Internationales Verkehrswesen 75 (4), S. 28–31.

Lütters, Stefanie; Escher, Tobias; Soßdorf, Anna; Gerl, Katharina; Haas, Claudia; Bosch, Claudia (2024): Möglichkeiten und Grenzen digitaler Beteiligungsinstrumente für die Beteiligung der Öffentlichkeit im Standortauswahlverfahren (DigiBeSt). Hg. v. Düsseldorfer Institut für Internet und Demokratie und nexus Institut. Bundesamt für die Sicherheit der nuklearen Entsorgung (BASE). Berlin (BASE-RESFOR 026/24).

Dausner, Maria Antonia (2022): Möglichkeiten von Schüler:innenpartizipation während den Covid-19 bedingten Schulschließungen – eine Analyse am
Beispiel von Grundschulen in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Arbeit zur Erlangung des M.A. Sozialwissenschaften am Institut für Sozialwissenschaften der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.