Participatory Budgeting in Practice: A Case Study of the Banyuwangi District Legislative


The purpose of this study is to determine whether the budgeting process in the recess forum of the Banyuwangi regency DPRD members has been implemented in a participatory manner. This study is located in the Banyuwangi regency, which uses a qualitative descriptive approach. Informants in this research were selected by purposive sampling, after which the data in this research were obtained through interviews, observations and documentation studies. The data obtained was then analyzed qualitatively with an interactive model. This study uses Participatory Budgeting (PB) theory, following Cabanes’ thinking. The results of the study found that the recess forum of Banyuwangi regency DPRD members in terms of regulations did not explicitly regulate the form of participation while in terms of representation, it is still mobilization and instruction.

Keywords: recess forum, member of parliament, participatory budgeting

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