Institutional choice and recognition in the formation and consolidation of local democracy

Abstract: Case studies from around the world are used to explore the effects of institutional choices and recognition by governments, development agencies and large NGOs on three dimensions of democracy: 1) representation, 2) citizenship, and 3) the public domain.

Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C.; Chhatre, Ashwini; Lankina, Tomila V.

Source(s): , Representation, equity and environment working paper; 35 iv, 22 p Representation, equity and environment working paper 35

Published: 2008 World resources institute. Institutions and governance program, Washington, DC (English



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