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Women and grass roots democracy in the Americas

Author: Dorrit K Marks; Carolyn Glynn; University of Miami. North-South Center.
Publisher: New Brunswick, U.S.A. : Transaction Publishers, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Results of the Consolidation of Democracy in the Americas workshop in 1992 organized jointly by the North-South Center and League of Women Voters. Summaries from 16 papers are included from the 30 Latin American and Caribbean civic leaders who attended, focusing on how women leaders can play a more effective role in the political and civic life of their respective countries. Lists of civic organizations by country  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women and grass roots democracy in the Americas.
New Brunswick, U.S.A. : Transaction Publishers, ©1993
(OCoLC)606117526
Online version:
Women and grass roots democracy in the Americas.
New Brunswick, U.S.A. : Transaction Publishers, ©1993
(OCoLC)624169516
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorrit K Marks; Carolyn Glynn; University of Miami. North-South Center.
ISBN: 1560006854 9781560006855
OCLC Number: 28018464
Notes: At head of title: North-South Center, University of Miami.
Description: viii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Women Civic Leaders Build Participatory Democratic Societies / Dorrit Marks --
Conference Proceedings / Carolyn Glynn. Influencing Public Policy. Development and Fund Raising. Media and Publicity. Priorities --
Effective Citizen Initiatives. CONCIENCIA Argentina / Maria Rosa S. de Martini. LIBRA Brazil / Guiomar Milan Sartori Oricchio. PARTCIPA Chile / Monica Jimenez de Barros. CONCIENCIA Peru / Esther Silva de Ghersi --
Building Public Consensus. New Political Profiles and Changing Electoral Tendencies in Argentina / Graciela Coatz-Romer. Creating Consensus for Economic Reforms / Siegfried Marks. Allocating Scarce Financial Resources in Your Community / Ruth Ann Bramson --
Government Accountability. Government Accountable to the People / Lois LaCivita Nixon. Keeping Government Accountable / Neil S. Crispo. Keeping Government Accountable / Shirley Hayes --
Working with the Media. Uses of Local Media in Consolidation of Democracy / Diane Urban --
Fund-Raising for the Non-Profit Organization. A Development Plan / Carol Daugherty. Elements of Writing a Successful Proposal / Susan Merrilees. Creating Fund-Raising Consciousness in Latin America / Juan Felipe Yriart --
Consolidating Democracy in the Americas. Achieving Sustainable Linkages for North-South Democratic Cooperation / William S. Reese. Setting the Agenda: Results and Conclusions / Irma Avdjian de Arias Duval --
Civic Organizations by Country --
Program of January 1992 Workshop.
Responsibility: Dorrit Marks, editor ; Carolyn Glynn, rapporteur.
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Latin American, Caribbean and North American women discuss their hard-earned lessons in this volume on grass roots democracy. To sustain grass roots initiatives, they stress, civic organizations must  Read more...

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