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Searching with a thematic focus on Participation in Argentina

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    'Empresas recuperadas': Argentina's recovered factory movement

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2019
    The ‘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 business
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    Spotlight on publications: methodologies of Latin American report cards on health

    2012
    In 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.
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    Cyberspace & open empowerment in Latin America

    Igarape Institute, 2013
    With 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.
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    Latin American Platform on Climate (LAPC)

    The 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, Pe
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    Understanding and supporting the role of local organisations in sustainable development

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2008
    This 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.
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    People, protected areas and global change: participatory conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe

    NCCR North South, 2008
    This 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.
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    Insulated economic policymaking and democratic governance: the paradox of second generation reforms in Argentina and Brazil

    Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA, 2003
    What tensions exist between the consolidation of democratic governance and the deepening of market reform for emerging market economies in Latin America?
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    Unions and civil society in contemporary Argentina

    Civil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 1999
    Faced 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.
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    The human rights movement, citizen participation organizations, and the process of building civil society and rule of law in Argentina

    Civil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 2000
    The 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.
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    Voices of the poor

    PovertyNet, World Bank, 1999
    Also 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.