What explains civil society participation in policy making in Latin American democracies? Risley comparatively analyzes actors who have advocated for children's rights, the environment, and freedom of information in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Successful issue framing and effective alliance building are identified as 'pathways' to participation.
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About the Author
Amy Risley is Director of the Latin American Studies Program at Rhodes College, USA, where she is also Associate Professor in the Department of International Studies.
Table of Contents1. Pathways to Participation in Latin American Democracies 2. Civil Society and Policy Making 3. The Power of Persuasion 4. The Power of Partnerships 5. Comparative Perspectives on Civil Society Advocacy 6. A Wide-Angle View of Advocacy 7. Civil Society Participation and the Quest for High-Quality Democracy References