NGOs, Political Protest, and Civil Society

NGOs, Political Protest, and Civil Society

by Carew Boulding

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107065703
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Carew Boulding is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. Boulding's research focuses on how democracy works in younger democracies. She has published research on political participation, participatory budgeting, attitudes toward democracy, and government accountability. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, World Development, the Latin American Research Review, Party Politics, and Studies in Comparative International Development.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. NGOs, mobilization, participation, and democracy; 3. Local NGO activity and its consequences in Bolivian municipalities; 4. NGOs, associations, protest, and voting in Latin America; 5. Associational activity and participation in developing democracies; 6. Civil society, protest, and attitudes toward democracy; 7. Conclusions: articulating democratic discontent.

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