Enhancing Democracy

Enhancing Democracy

Public Policies and Citizen Participation in Chile

eBook - 2015
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Since the end of the Pinochet regime, Chilean public policy has sought to rebuild democratic governance in the country. This book examines the links between the state and civil society in Chile and the ways social policies have sought to ensure the inclusion of the poor in society and democracy. Although Chile has gained political stability and grown economically, the ability of social policies to expand democratic governance and participation has proved limited, and in fact such policies have become subordinate to an elitist model of democracy and resulted in a restrictive form of citizen participation.

Publisher: New York, [New York] ;, Oxford, [England] :, Berghahn Books,, 2015
©2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781782385479
Characteristics: 1 online resource (308 pages)
Additional Contributors: NC Live eBook Central

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