Expert advocacy for the marginalised : how and why democratic mediation matters to deepening democracy in the global South

Abstract: Different kinds of democratic mediation are reviewed: mediation as professional advocacy; mediation as representational entrepreneurship; and, mediation as citizenship development. In the last case, the empowerment of communities typically has a mostly positive impact on local governance.

Author(s): Piper, Laurence; Von Lieres, Bettina

Source(s): , IDS working paper; 364 41 p., ill., tab, 30 cm IDS working paper 364

Published: 2011 University of Sussex. Institute of development studies (IDS), Brighton (English

ISBN/ISSN: 1-85864-981-1/1353-6141


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