oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Some comments on the conference on "Ensuring public participation in service delivery" : conference review

Volume 9 Number 3
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



The conference was very useful and, in my view, quite thought-provoking for two reasons : first, it provided an opportunity to share views on community participation; and second, it was attended by quite a number of people, illustrating, perhaps, the ""relevance"" of community participation both as an important ""invited space"" where civil society and state relations are regulated (and contested) and as a research domain for researchers interested in ""deepening democratic processes at grassroots level"".

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