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eBook The Promise of Participation: Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala (St Antony's Series) ePub

by D. Altschuler,J. Corrales

  • ISBN: 1137271833
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: D. Altschuler,J. Corrales
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2013 edition (November 27, 2013)
  • Pages: 247
  • ePub book: 1964 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1827 kb
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  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 431

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In 'The Promise of Participation,' Altschuler and Corrales paint a rich, compelling picture of the impact of community managed schools on democratic participation in isolated communities in Guatemala and Honduras.

In 'The Promise of Participation,' Altschuler and Corrales paint a rich, compelling picture of the impact of community managed schools on democratic participation in isolated communities in Guatemala and Honduras.

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Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala. Through the use of an unprecedented survey supported by case studies this book explores how participatory governance in community-managed schools can alter the civic and political behaviour of participants. Authors and affiliations.

Altschuler and Corrales are refreshingly clear and meticulous in defining the questions they address . Others, however, may find in it a confirmation that small-scale experiments in participatory governance are an insufficient counterweight to entrenched, non-democratic, political legacies.

Others, however, may find in it a confirmation that small-scale experiments in participatory governance are an insufficient counterweight to entrenched, non-democratic, political legacies. Regardless of which side of the debate the reader is on, The Promise of Participation provides a refreshing and enlightened perspective on a question that is fundamental to all countries in Latin America.

The Promise of Participation : Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala. by Javier Corrales and Daniel Altschuler. Political scientists have long wondered whether civic participation can have spillover effects - that is, whether civic participation in one particular domain of public life can lead to more participation in other areas. This book argues that participation can indeed be generative.

Involving citizens in the governance of public services - education, housing, transport - holds out the promise of more .

But it is a big ask. Many people won't have the experience, the time or the confidence to get involved. Daniel Altschuler and Javier Corrales build on this literature in their book, The Promise of Participation: Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala, but shift to rural parts of Honduras and Guatemala.

You're getting the VIP treatment! With the purchase of Kobo VIP Membership, you're getting 10% off and 2x Kobo Super Points on eligible items. Your Shopping Cart is empty. There are currently no items in your Shopping Cart. Palgrave-MacMillan 2014. Altschuler is a visiting scholar at the New School for Public Engagement, while Corrales is professor of political science at Amherst College

Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala. New Books in Latin American Studies New Books in Peoples & Places New Books in Political Science New Books in Politics & Society New Books Network April 21, 2014 Heath Brown. Altschuler is a visiting scholar at the New School for Public Engagement, while Corrales is professor of political science at Amherst College. Participatory governance has long drawn the interest of scholars in political science. The promise of increasing civic engagement through institutions that allow citizens to participate has been studied extensively, but often in urban environments. Daniel Roberto Altschuler, Javier Holgado Corrales. List of Tables and Figures Preface and Acknowledgments PART I: THE RISE OF PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE 1. Introduction: The Promise of Participation 2. The Rise of Participatory Governance 3. The Ris. More).

To what extent does participation in one particular domain of public life lead to wider participation in other areas? Through the use of an unprecedented survey supported by case studies this book explores how participatory governance in community-managed schools can alter the civic and political behaviour of participants.