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