Searching with a thematic focus on Participation in Argentina
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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019The ‘empresas recuperadas' or worker-recovered enterprise movement in Argentina emerged as a response to the country's sovereign debt crisis of 2001, with workers fighting for their right to run abandoned factories. Central to the movement is an ethos of solidarity, with worker-owned enterprises based on horizontal authority, collective decision-making and shared returns from the businessDocument2012In the last decades, citizen initiatives formed by academia, the private sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in various Latin American countries have emerged seeking greater participation in social oversight of their cities’ public policies. The report card methodology is one of the tools these initiatives have used.DocumentIgarape Institute, 2013With some 40% of the population now online, connectivity is expanding in Latin America faster than in any other part of the world. Correspondingly, across Latin America, governments have been struggling to keep up with the pace and range of cyber-enhanced change.OrganisationThe Latin American Platform on Climate (LAPC) was formed in 2009 by 17 civil society organisations from nine countries of the region (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, PeDocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2008This publication is one in a series of case studies that reviews the experiences of local organisations in development and environmental management . It also examines the different kinds of external funding that best supported their efforts. The case studies are based on reflections by IIED and 6 of its local partners from Puerto Rico, Peru, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Argentina and Tanzania.Document
People, protected areas and global change: participatory conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and EuropeNCCR North South, 2008This document compares findings from in-depth research on protected area (PA) management in Latin America Africa, Asia and Europe. It describes how PAs have been managed over the last 50-100 years and considers the ecological, social and economic benefits brought by enhanced participation.Document
Insulated economic policymaking and democratic governance: the paradox of second generation reforms in Argentina and BrazilPaul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA, 2003What tensions exist between the consolidation of democratic governance and the deepening of market reform for emerging market economies in Latin America?DocumentCivil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 1999Faced with economic, political and social changes and pressing internal divisions, the union movement in Argentina is now presented with the dillemma of whether to work as social intermediary or as opposition to the new Alianza government elected in 1999.Document
The human rights movement, citizen participation organizations, and the process of building civil society and rule of law in ArgentinaCivil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 2000The paper challenges the 'adversarial' approach to democracy in the pluralist model, in which political preferences are negotiated between different factions in a 'win or lose' game that leaves no space for building social consensus.DocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 1999Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty.