Publication
Title
Stille ideologie in beleid en bestuur
Author
Abstract
Political and policy decisions are often presented as neutral choices. Yet, seemingly neutral and widely accepted views are ideologically embedded in a vision on how society should look and what role citizens have to play. These ideologies, we argue, remain silent. In this special issue, we discuss the value and risks of silent ideologies. While silent ideologies may be functional in some cases, there are also risks. The various contributions show that there is a risk of criticism, new ideas and innovative solutions being removed from the political debate. Also, silent ideologies may conceal conflicting interests of citizens and the state, which may exclude the irresponsible citizen from the public domain. We argue that public officials and civil servants should take up a role in addressing silent ideologies and their workings.
Language
Dutch
Source (journal)
Bestuurskunde. - 's-Gravenhage, 1992, currens
Publication
's-Gravenhage : 2013
ISSN
0927-3387
Volume/pages
22:2(2013), p. 3-12
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UAntwerpen
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Research group
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Affiliation
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