Dr. Brian Wampler is a Professor of Global Studies and Political Science at Boise State University. He is the author of Activating Democracy in Brazil: Popular Participation, Social Justice and Interlocking Institutions (University of Norte Dame Press, 2015) and Participatory Budgeting in Brazil: Cooperation, Contestation, and Accountability (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007). Wampler has published extensively on democracy, participation, civil society, and institution building in journals such as American Political Science Review, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, World Development, Polity, and Latin American Politics and Society.
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Activists across Latin America now have a multitude of venues where they can press their demands on government officials and other powerholders. Protest, campaigning, and participation in...