Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America

This essay aims to examine the possibilities for developing a regional civil society in the Latin American context. By analyzing the process of democratization on the continent as well as some academic discussions about the concept of civil society, several successful experiences in terms of account...

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Autor Principal: Galindo-Hernández, Carolina
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Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Universidad del Zulia 2014
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spelling ir-10336-230982022-03-10T19:40:38Z Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America Sociedad civil. local, regional o transnacional?: Algunas reflexiones desde América Latina Galindo-Hernández, Carolina Accountability Civil society Democratization Latin America Regional integration This essay aims to examine the possibilities for developing a regional civil society in the Latin American context. By analyzing the process of democratization on the continent as well as some academic discussions about the concept of civil society, several successful experiences in terms of accountability and citizen mobilization are examined. Although itrecognizes the appearance of new forms of organization and action from civil society with a sizeable regional impact, conclusions are that discredit of the democratic system and the incapacity of the economic model to overcome exclusion and social inequality constitute the main ob stacles for its realization. 2014 2020-05-25T23:59:44Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 13159518 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23098 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Universidad del Zulia instname:Universidad del Rosario
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topic Accountability
Civil society
Democratization
Latin America
Regional integration
spellingShingle Accountability
Civil society
Democratization
Latin America
Regional integration
Galindo-Hernández, Carolina
Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America
description This essay aims to examine the possibilities for developing a regional civil society in the Latin American context. By analyzing the process of democratization on the continent as well as some academic discussions about the concept of civil society, several successful experiences in terms of accountability and citizen mobilization are examined. Although itrecognizes the appearance of new forms of organization and action from civil society with a sizeable regional impact, conclusions are that discredit of the democratic system and the incapacity of the economic model to overcome exclusion and social inequality constitute the main ob stacles for its realization.
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title Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America
title_short Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America
title_full Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America
title_fullStr Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America
title_full_unstemmed Civil society. local, regional or transnational?: Some reflections from Latin America
title_sort civil society. local, regional or transnational?: some reflections from latin america
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