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Improving citizen participation in local government in Latin America through international cooperation: a case study

Issues related to democratic restructuring and citizenship at the municipal level in Latin America have been the subject of increasing interest and debate among scholars and development practitioners in recent years. This study investigates how internatio ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00

No ‘return to the state’: dependency and developmentalism against neo-liberalism

In the emerging ‘post-Washington Consensus’ era, neo-liberalism is searching for alternatives that once again emphasise the state. Yet neither Latin American dependencia nor East Asian developmentalism – two development models actually practised ‘on the g ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:09

Building bridges across a double divide: alliances between US and Latin American labour and NGOs

Full-text sample article FREE from Taylor & Francis. Trying to build alliances that span the divide between trade unions and NGOs as well as the divide between the North and the South might seem a utopian task. But this is exactly what an imagina ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:11

Challenging relations: a labour-NGO coalition to oppose the Canada-US and North American Free Trade Agreements (NAFTA), 1985-1993

In 1987-1988, a national debate erupted in Canada on the desirability of entering into a free trade agreement with the USA and its potential effect on Canadian culture, society, and national sovereignty - as well as its economy. A national coalition of la ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:11

Neither silent nor invisible’: anti-poverty communication in the San Francisco Bay Area

The communication practices of three US anti-poverty groups in the San Francisco Bay Area – Coalition on Homelessness, Poor News Network, and Media Alliance – are discussed whose communication strategies work for the recognition and rights o ...

Abstract - anna - 2009-10-01 16:47

Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported? Western Political Theofy and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Author:  Kymlicka, Will and Magda Opalski (eds.) Publisher:  New York, NY: OUP, ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:50

Thinking and acting outside the charitable food box: hunger and the right to food in rich societies

From a food-supply standpoint, the 30 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – the world's rich club – can reasonably claim to be self-sufficient. Issues of food access are met through publicly fund ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-16 10:32