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Title Mobilizing for democracy : citizen action and the politics of public participation / edited by Vera Schattan P. Coelho and Bettina Von Lieres.
Imprint London ; New York : Zed, 2010.

Series Claiming citizenship
Claiming citizenship.
Subject Political participation -- Case studies.
Democracy -- Case studies.
Alt Name Coelho, Vera Schattan P.
Von Lieres, Bettina.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 287 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Using new empirical case studies from around the world, this book illustrates how alternative forms of political mobilization - protests, social participation, activism, litigation & lobbying - engage with the formal institutions of representative democracy in ways that constitute the very essence of democratic politics.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction / Vera Schattan P. Coelho & Bettina von Lieres -- Part I: Mobilizing Society -- 1. Changing the 'habits of the heart': development NGOs and the struggle for democratic values in Bangladesh / Naila Kabeer and Simeen Mahmud -- 2. Have NGO Political Empowerment Programs at the Grassroots Level Contributed to Deepening of Democracy in Kenya? / Celestine Nyamu Musembi -- 3. The Nucleo Representativo das Associacoes (NRA) do Dombe Grande, Angola: building democracy and citizenship at the local level / Idaci Ferreira and Sandra Roque -- 4. How Deep is Deep democracy? Global Citizenship in Local spaces / Steven Robins -- 5. How styles of activism influence social participation and democratic deliberation / Arilson Favareto, Yumi Goncalves, Frederico menino, Carolina Galvanese, Vera S.P. Coelho -- 6. Passivity or Protest? Understanding the dimensions of Mobilization on Rights to Services in Khayelitsha, Cape Town / Lisa Thompson and Ndodana Nleya -- 7. The Role of Citizen Action in the Consolidation of Democracy in Nigeria / Jibrin Ibrahim and Samuel Egwu -- Part II: Bridging State and Society -- 8. Deepening Democracy in South Africa: Citizen Mobilization and Ward Committees / Bettina von Lieres -- 9. The Making and Unmaking of a New Democratic Space / Andrea Cornwall -- 10. The Infinite Agenda of Social Justice: Dalit Mobilization in the Institutions of Local Governance / Ranjita Mohanty -- 11. "We got it to our heads that we should do the job of the state": the Indigenous Peoples' Movement and the Health System in Acre, Brazil / Alex Shankland -- 12. Public Involvement and Social Mobilization: A variable sum game? / Vera S.P. Coelho, Alexandre Ferraz, Fabiola Fanti, Meire Ribeiro -- 13. Dynamics of Political Change and transformation: Civil Society, Governance and the Culture of Politics in Kenya / Duncan Okello.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9781848134478 (electronic bk.)
1848134479 (electronic bk.)
9781848131255 (e-book)
1848131259 (e-book)
OCLC # 692204488
Additional Format Print version: Mobilizing for democracy. London ; New York : Zed, 2010 9781848134454 (OCoLC)463640395

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