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Can We Measure Democracy? The Political uses of Indexes of Democracy, Governance and Civil Society

Centre for the Study of Global Governance discussion


The panel will explore various attempts to measure the extent of democracy, the strength of civil society, and the accountability of powerful organisations. What purposes do such measurements serve and what effects do they have?

Helmut Anheier is director of the Centre for Social Investment, Heidelberg and centennial professor at LSE. Hania Farhan is director of research at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. Catherine Fieschi is a senior associate at Demos. Michael Hammer is executive director of the One World Trust. Jeff Thindwa is a senior civil society specialist at the World Bank.


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Dr Hania Farhan | talks
Chair: Dr Catherine Fieschi | talks
Dr Michael Hammer | talks
Professor Helmut Anheier | talks
Dr Jeff Thindwa | talks
Professor Martin Albrow | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

13 November 2008 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

New Theatre, London School of Economics & Political Science
Houghton St
London
WC2A 2AE


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London School of Economics & Political Science
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