The Promise of Participation: Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala

The Promise of Participation: Experiments in Participatory Governance in Honduras and Guatemala

by D. Altschuler, J. Corrales

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137271839
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/27/2013
Series: St Antony's Series
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Daniel Altschuler holds his doctorate in Politics from the University of Oxford, UK, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
 
Javier Corrales is Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, Amherst, USA.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Preface and Acknowledgments PART I: THE RISE OF PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE 1. Introduction: The Promise of Participation 2. The Rise of Participatory Governance 3. The Rise of Community Managed Schools: Push and Pull Factors PART II: SPILLOVER EFFECTS 4. Looking for Evidence: Survey Design, Methodological Issues, and First Clues 5. Stimulating Participation: Individual Inputs, State Inputs, and Context 6. The Case Studies: Field Work, Methodological Issues, and New Clues 7. Exogenous Factors and Spillovers: The Role of the State 8. Endogenous Factors and Spillovers: Time Commitment and Internal Democracy PART III: OBSTACLES TO SPILLOVERS 9. Obstacles to Spillovers 10. Political Obstacles: Patronage and Polarization 11. The Impact of Patronage and Polarization on Participation and Program Survival PART IV: CONCLUSION 12. The Limits and Limitations of Spillovers 13. Conclusion Appendices

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