These resources were produced by the Pathways through Participation team during the course of the project. We’d love to hear what you think and how you’re using them, so please drop us an email with any feedback.
This is the final report of the project. Based on 101 interviews, it explores people’s experiences of participation, how and why participation begins continues and stops, and the links and patterns in people’s participation.
This report summarises the findings from the project and our recommendations for future policy and practice.
This briefing paper summarises the findings and implications for national policy agendas.
This briefing paper summarises the findings and implications for local engagement in democracy.
Volunteering as a participation pathway
This briefing paper summarises the findings and implications for volunteer management.
This briefing paper reviews the project’s approach to research and stakeholder engagement, highlights how the project set about linking research to policy and practice, and critically assesses some of the research methods and tools that were used.
This report is a literature review exploring participation in context (historical and current), in practice (the activities and actors), and in theory (the concepts).
Reviewing the literature
These briefing papers summarised the findings of the literature review:
These reports covered our emerging findings and reflections on our approach: