Description - Global Citizen Action by Michael Edwards
Civil society, or citizen's groups, have taken centre stage in international policy debates and global problem solving. They hold out the promise of a global community and global governance. This volume, by leading scholars and participants, shows how to understand the changes that are occurring, particularly in relation to the international institutions involved. It includes case studies from all the major social movements of the 1990s.
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Author Biography - Michael Edwards
Michael Edwards is director of Governance and Civil Society at the Ford Foundation. Among his most recent publications is Future Positive: International Cooperation in the 21st Century. John Gaventa is a fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, where he coordinates a global program on citizen participation. He is perhaps best known for his book Power and Powerlessness in an Appalachian Valley, winner of numerous awards.