The Porto Alegre Experiment: Learning Lessons for Better Democracy

The Porto Alegre Experiment: Learning Lessons for Better Democracy

by Marion Gret, Yves Sintomer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842774045
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 07/22/2005
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Yves Sintomer divides his time between the University of Paris VIII and the Marc Bloch Centre in Berlin where he is a researcher. Marion Gret is a research associate at CERAD, University of Rennes and at CREDAL, IHEAL, Paris III.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the English Edition
Introduction
1. Porto Alegre, a 'Red City'
2. The Participatory Budget: A Democratic Innovation
3. The Challenges of Effectiveness and Participation
4. The Challenges of Institutionalization and Scale
5. Conclusion: Toward another Democracy
Notes
Bibliography

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