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Peter P. Houtzager - Research Fellow

Governance
T: +44 (0)1273 915709
E: p.houtzager@ids.ac.uk

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Administrator:
Caroline Martin

Dr Peter Houtzager received his PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a fellow at IDS since 1999. He is a political scientist with broad training in comparative politics and historical-institutional analysis.

Areas of specialisation include: urban governance; citizen-state relations; varieties of civil society and democratisation processes; social network analysis and multi-methods research; social movement theory, and political development in Latin America.

Evidence and Lessons from Latin America' (ELLA) is a knowledge sharing and learning programme, that seeks to improve knowledge of Latin America's development among African and Asian policymakers, practitioners and researchers - on selected economic, environmental and governance issues.

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The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research has commissioned an innovative, applied, methods course for the region's mid-career faculty engaged in research on governance and social policy.

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IDS publications on international development research

Civil Society's Claims to Political Representation in Brazil

Studies in Comparative International Development 45.1 (2010)

Thematic Expertise:
Citizenship; Governance; Collective Action; Politics and Power; Rights; Social Protection. Social Protection.

Geographic Expertise:
Latin America and the Caribbean.