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Lieres, Bettina

Mediated Citizenship

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Crucial Role of Mediators in Relations between States and Citizens
Laurence Piper, Bettina Lieres

Section I. Mediating the City

2. Mediation and the Contradictions of Representing the Urban Poor in South Africa: The Case of SANCO Leaders in Imizamo Yethu in Cape Town, South Africa
Laurence Piper, Claire Bénit-Gbaffou

3. Citizen Power or State Weakness? The Enduring History of Collective Action in a Hyderabadi Bazaar
Shylashri Shankar

4. The Politics of Mediation in Fragile Democracies: Building New Social Contracts through, and for, Democratic Citizenship in Angola
Bettina Lieres

5. ‘Parallel Power’ in Rio de Janeiro: Coercive Mediators and the Fragmentation of Citizenship in the Favela
Joanna Wheeler

Section II. Mediating the National

6. Challenging the Gatekeepers: Disability Rights Advocacy and the Struggle for Self-Representation within Lebanon’s Post-war Sectarian Democracy
Paul Kingston

7. Mediation in India’s Policy Spaces
Deepta Chopra

8. Mediating Active Citizenship and Social Mobility in Working-Class Schools: The Case of Equal Education in Khayelitsha, Cape Town
Steven Robins, Brahm Fleisch

9. Mobilising for Democracy: Civil Society Mediation and Access to Policy in India
Ranjita Mohanty

10. Mediation at the Grassroots: Claiming Rights by Empowering Citizens in Bangladesh
Lopita Huq, Simeen Mahmud

Section III. Mediating the Post-National

11. Mediation as Diplomacy: Dynamics of Governance and Representation in Brazilian Indigenous Societies
Alex Shankland

12. Achieving First Nation Self-Government in Yukon, Canada: The Mediating Role of the Council for Yukon Indians (CYI), 1975–1995
Roberta Rice

13. Transnationalisation as Mediation: Uyghur’s Rights-Based Mobilisation Outside China
Laura Trajber Waisbich

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Theory, Political Science, Democracy, Development Studies, Political Sociology, Human Rights

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Frontiers of Globalization
Page amount
280 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137405319
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48769-1

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