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A Study on Citizen Participation in Public Decision-making under the Pluralism of Interests Groups

Author WuWeiWei
Tutor ZhongXiaoMin
School Sichuan Normal University
Course The basic principles of Marxism
Keywords Interest groups Diversification Citizen participation Public decision-making Research
CLC D630
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Since the reform and opening up , along with the great changes of the Chinese society , the original order of social classes and strata of significant changes in interest to re - adjust , new interest groups begin to form , the dominant force in the interests of resource partitioning significant changes in interest differentiation gradually formed . Differentiation of interests will inevitably bring about the diversification of the interest groups . Development of citizen participation in public decision-making , equal access to public power , the public is of fundamental rights and freedoms of the citizens of modern society , it reflects the most basic human needs . Interest groups from diverse backgrounds , social participation in public decisions gradually increase awareness of , and participation in public decision-making is also more diverse . The process of defining the relevant concepts based on the relationship of diversified interest groups and citizens to participate in public decision-making : the public decision-making process is to regulate the relationship between the interests of multiple interest groups , interest groups diversified inner motivation to continue to integrate the interests of the public decision-making relationship . Analyzes interest groups diversification of citizen participation in public decision-making . The one hand , it helps that the expression of interests and the interests of the integration , help to improve the public decision-making of fairness , impartiality , scientific , and helps to strengthen the supervision of the government , to help promote the democratic process at the grassroots level . The other hand, may be brought to the political system, the potential negative effects , such as: increase the difficulty of the decision-making in the interests of integration and coordination , damage to the public interest , especially in the social interest groups compete imbalance will undermine public authority , damage the legitimacy of public decision-making , thus affecting social harmony . The analysis of the main reason of the diversity of interest groups affect the citizens to participate in public decision-making : the social interests of the concept of change , the adjustment of the ownership structure , changes in the social class structure , social benefit pattern reconstruction . Countermeasures to resolve citizen participation in public decision - making problems , and from the perspective of economic , political , and social mechanisms to reduce the interest groups have diversified the negative impact of public policy on citizen participation and extend its positive impact .

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