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This book is the third in a series that summarizes the proceedings of the International Workshop on Governance, cosponsored by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the Ford Foundation.
Meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in October 1996, thirty-nine delegates from twenty-one countries and one autonomous territory, and twenty-four Ford Foundation personnel examined issues of civil society, citizen participation, government performance, and accountability. The group considered the dynamics of building civil society and promoting the development of a social infrastructure necessary to support widespread citizen participation.
Countries represented at the 1996 workshop are Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Peru, The Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, The United States, the West Bank, and Zimbabwe.
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