Bootstrapping democracy : transforming local governance and civil society in Brazil

Abstract: [Partial preview] Looking closely at eight cities in Brazil, this book investigates participatory budgeting to ask whether its reforms truly make a difference in deepening democracy and empowering civil society.

Author(s): Baiocchi, Gianpaolo; Heller, Patrick; Silva, Marcelo Kunrath

Source(s): , xvi, 204 p., ill., tabs, 23 cm

Published: 2011 Stanford university press, Stanford, CA (English

ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-8047-6056-0/

Link: http://books.google.nl/books?id=3C9C_nIjrlwC

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