In the Name of the Poor

Contesting Political Space for Poverty Reduction

Neil Webster and Lars Engberg-Pedersen

In the Name of the Poor

Neil Webster and Lars Engberg-Pedersen

Distributed for Zed Books

304 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781856499590 Published February 2002 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. Introduction to Political Space - Neil Webster and Lars Engberg-Pedersen
2. Reading the Bolivian Landscape of Exclusion and Inclusion: The Law of Popular Participation - Anne Marie Ejdesgaard Jeppesen
3. The Vicissitudes of Politics and the Resilience of the Peasantry: The Contestation and Reconfiguration of Political Space in the Peruvian Andes - Karsten Paerregaard
4. Voice and Representation of the 'Poor': The Struggle over Government Aid in Western Mexico - Magdalena Villarreal
5. Ambiguous Political Space: Chiefs, Land and the Poor in Rural Mozambique - Astrid Blom 6. Speaking with Space: Displacements and Claims in the Politics of Land in Zimbabwe - Amanda J. Hammar
7. The Limitation of Political Space in Burkino Faso: Local Organizations, Decentralization and Poverty Reduction - Lars Engberg-Pedersen
8. Where Local Organizations do not work: Problems of Poverty Reduction in Tamil Nadu, India - D. Rajesekhar
9. Local Institutions in Bangladesh: An Analysis of Civil Society and Local Elections - Kirsten Westergaard and Abul Hossain
10. Local Organisations and Political Space in the Forests of West Bengal - Neil Webster
11. Political Agencies and Spaces - Neil Webster and Lars Engberg-Pedersen
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