Party politics, social movements, and local democracy : institutional choices in the Brazilian Amazon

Abstract: Although in the past this close relationship between civil society organizations and the ruling party (PT) helped strengthen democracy in Brazil, the current government-NGO alliance runs in fact reinforces centralization and foments neo-corporatist/clientelist practices.

Author(s): Toni, Fabiano

Source(s): , Representation, equity and environment working paper; 32 iv, 21 p., ill., tabs Representation, equity and environment working paper 32

Published: 2007 World resources institute. Institutions and governance program, Washington, DC (English



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