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Deepening local democracy in Latin America

Benjamin Goldfrank

Deepening local democracy in Latin America

participation, decentralization, and the left

by Benjamin Goldfrank

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBenjamin Goldfrank
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS2300 .G65 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24480030M
ISBN 109780271037943
LC Control Number2010041995

Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Latin America: Deepening or Dooming Democracy? Latin American local politics were understudied, and the current boom of scholarship on the subject has yet to collected in several books on individual administrations and one book combining interviews from different Size: KB. The state of democracy in Latin America The research shows a regional outlook with bright spots and shadows, along with diversity among countries when it comes to the quality of democracy.

democracy more local through Pilkada. The last part of the book deals with the most complex aspects of Indonesian politics, namely conflict, ethnicity and political division. Battling for the voter: elections, parties and democracy in Mexico / Roderic Camp -- Deepening democracy with dominant parties and presidentialism: the Venezuelan regime in a period of turbulence / Enrique A. Baloyra -- Partisan decline and presidential popularity: the politics and economics of representation in Peru / Julio F. Carrión -- Facing the twenty-first century: Bolivia in the.

Participatory democracy innovations aimed at bringing citizens back into local governance processes are now at the core of the international democratic development agenda. Municipalities around the world have adopted local participatory mechanisms of various types in the last two decades, including participatory budgeting, the flagship Brazilian program, and participatory planning, as it is. Although Latin America has experimented with participatory institutions to a greater degree than other world regions, it is increasingly apparent, as the political tides shift, that the Left missed a historic opportunity to fundamentally transform : Benjamin Goldfrank.


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Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America provides an insight into the development of the left as a result of decentralisation and participation, by providing a detailed, comparative account of how they were opposed, badly designed or successfully supported by a range of government parties.

Furthermore, the extent to which the quality of democracy varied across the three cases is explored through the degrees to which participatory innovations were decentralised, the degree of opposition Format: Paperback. Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America provides an insight into the development of the left as a result of decentralisation and participation, by providing a detailed, comparative account of how they were opposed, badly designed or successfully supported by a range of government parties.

Furthermore, the extent to which the quality of democracy varied across the three cases is explored through the degrees to which participatory innovations were decentralised, the degree of opposition Cited by: Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America provides an insight into the development of the left as a result of decentralisation and participation, by providing a detailed, comparative account of how they were opposed, badly designed or successfully supported by a range of government parties.

Furthermore, the extent to which the quality of democracy varied across the three cases is explored through the degrees to which participatory innovations were decentralised, the degree of opposition Price: $ “An incisive and thorough analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of experiences of participatory democracy in contemporary Latin America.” —F.

Panizza, The London School of Economics and Political Science “Before leftist parties began electing presidents in Latin America at the turn of the century, they were electing mayors and experimenting with participatory forms of democracy.

Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America: Participation, Decentralization, and the Left. In this Book. Buy This Book in Print. Project MUSE Mission. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Cited by: Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America Participation, Decentralization, and the Left Benjamin Goldfrank has been studying the development of participatory democracy in Latin America for many years, and this book represents the culmination of his empirical investigations in Brazil, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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Deepening Democracy Latin America. Edited By Kurt Von Mettenheim, James Malloy. The strength of the contributors' country studies exploring institutional change and national political context is enough alone to recommend this volume; in addition to contributing to the theoretical propositions being advanced by von Mettenheim and Malloy, recent.

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Deepening democracy in Latin America. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Deepening democracy in Latin America. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Deepening democracy in Latin America. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, © The resurgence of the Left in Latin America over the past decade has been so notable that it has been called "the Pink Tide." In recent years, regimes with leftist leaders have risen to power in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, El Salva.

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The resurgence of the Left in Latin America over the past decade has been so notable that it has been called “the Pink T Brand: Penn State University Press. As a wave of transitions from authoritarian rule swept across Latin America in the 's, the idea of deepening democracy emerged as a guiding principle of the political Left and social movements in much of the region.

With its emphasis on grass-roots participation and popular empowerment, this idea gained force among social and political actors who sought to reconcile the Left's traditional. Deepening local democracy in Latin America: participation, decentralization, and the left.

University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, Link to Full TextCited by: Adams surveys the impact of transnational organizations and NGOs on Latin American politics since The transition from military to civilian rule in Latin American countries has benefited local progressive forces, but resilient remnants favoring the past's authoritarian politics have compelled organizations like the UN, IMF, OAS, and World Bank to engage in various campaigns to deepen.

Goldfrank, Benjamin () Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America: Participation, Decentralisation and the Left, Pennsylvania State University Press (Pennsylvania, PA), xii + pp. $ hbk. This is a very impressive book. The amount of research is prodigious, the arguments are clearly set out and are convincing, and the book not only throws a great deal of light.

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Democracy has come a long way in Latin America and we can draw encouragement from the region's historic rejection of military dictatorships and bloody civil conflicts (although the one in Colombia continues unabated).

Yet, for all of the steps in the right direction, democracy in Latin America still faces many challenges.Request PDF | Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America: Participation, Decentralization, and the Left | The resurgence of the Left in Latin America over the past decade has been so notable that.Bootstrapping Democracy: Transforming Local Governance and Civil Society in Brazil.

By Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Patrick Heller, and Marcelo K. Silva. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, p. $ cloth, $ paper. Participatory Innovation and Representative Democracy in Latin America. Edited by Andrew Selee and Enrique Peruzzotti.