By Denise M. Horn
This publication explores the relationship among robust democracy and neoliberal improvement schemes in response to the idea that of ‘social entrepreneurship’ in Thailand and Southern India.
With an unique technique, this ebook addresses the intersection among rising ways to improvement; particularly microfinance, microenterprise, and social entrepreneurship, and the power of societies to generate their very own public items with out kingdom advice. using commentary, fieldwork, and perform in Northern Thailand and Southern India, in addition to secondary assets from the southern Asia sector extra typically, the writer examines the demanding situations of democratic governance and new release of public items the place civil society and democracy, as improvement techniques, became much less significant to voters around the constructing global than micro-development. the writer argues that those methods to improvement have affects on improvement and civil society construction, yet don't unavoidably quantity to political empowerment, elevating very important questions for civic participation within the country whilst the country is not any longer seen because the locus of public items and democratic governance.
Presenting a brand new theoretical method of realizing the altering paradigm of improvement and political participation, Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship may be of curiosity to scholars and students of improvement politics, political economic climate and governance.
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Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship: Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy) by Denise M. Horn