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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003The author carries out an uncommon analysis of economic transition and change in terms of human consciousness, perception, knowledge, learning, interpretation and response.Document
The promise of transformation through participation: an analysis of communal councils in Caracas, VenezuelaErasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2013The Hugo Chavez’s administration endorsed the creation of thousands of allegedly self-governing CCs in every neighbourhood of every city or town in the country. The initial goal was to address people’s most urgent needs while including them in the decision-making process in their communities.Document2012This literature review is divided into six sections. The first section briefly describes the theoretical and empirical background of debates about civil society and participation: the democratization process of the 1980s. The second section examines the first and second generation of studies of the best-known participatory mechanism in Brazil – participatory budgeting (PB).Document
A practical guide to social audit as a participatory tool to strengthen democratic governance, transparency and accountabilityUnited Nations Development Programme, 2011This Practical Guide analyses social auditing experiences around the world and extracts important lessons that intend to provide practical guidance to United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and other United Nations agencies officers, advisers, and partners, as well as development practitioners, donors and governments.DocumentWorld Bank, 2012In June 2002, President Vicente Fox (2000－06) signed a landmark transparency bill into law. The adoption of the Access to Public Information and Transparency Law (Transparency Law) was a distinctive moment in Mexican politics. - See more at: http://ella.practicalaction.org/knowledge-new-post/implementing-right-to-information-a-case-study-of-mexico/#sthash.YI41gzoj.dpufDocument2013Mexico has a large public education system where the ratio of public to private elementary schools is roughly 10:1. Mexico spends more per student than most industrialized nations and yet exhibits the lowest levels of academic achievement, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2012.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Participatory Video is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviors that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalized power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems, through coming together, reflecting, communicating, and taking positive action.DocumentResults for Development Institute, 2015As governments and donors focused on increasing access to education in the wake of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the issue of learning received comparatively little concerted attention.Document
Can states continue to govern the new citizenry using old paradigms?: the political challenges of open government in Latin America and the CaribbeanUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014The concept of Open Government has emerged as a new public policy paradigm. It is a response to the rise of a better-informed and more demanding citizenry, which seeks to influence public service design and provision.DocumentInternational Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2013Feminist activism and civic participation can come in many forms, including theatre. The prolific playwright Stella Oyedepo is arguably one of the most visible practitioners of theatre in Nigeria today, with plays including Survive, We Will, The Missing Ingredient, and Brain has no Gender.