Spaces for Change? Representation, Inclusion and Voice in New Democratic Arenas, eds Andrea Cornwall and Vera Schattan Coelho, Zed Books

This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the developments which have brought about a new, global wave of inclusiveness and democracy.
From Brazil to Bangladesh, a new form of participatory politics is springing up.    Featuring contributions detailing how such movements have worked in Latin America, Europe and Africa, the book analyzes the impact they have had on the democratic process. By opening up the political sphere in this way, the authors contend, these grassroots movements truly have created “spaces for change”.

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