Philip Oxhorn

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Professor Oxhorn "is the current Director of the Centre for Developing-Area Studies at McGill. His research focuses on civil society and its role in both democratic transitions and the consolidation of new democracies in Latin America. Professor Oxhorn’s publications include Organizing Civil Society: The Popular Sectors and the Struggle for Democracy in Chile (Penn State University Press, 1995), as well as two co-edited volumes: What Kind of Democracy? What Kind of Market? Latin America in the Age of Neoliberlism (with Graciela Ducatenzeiler, Penn State University Press, 1998), and The Market and Democracy In Latin America: Convergence or Divergence? (with Pamela Starr, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999). He has just completed a third edited volume (with Joseph Tulchin and Andrew Selee, Decentralization, Civil Society, and Democratic Governance: Comparative Perspectives from Latin America, Africa, and Asia (Woodrow Wilson Center Press/the Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)." [1]

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  1. Members, McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, accessed March 11, 2009.