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XVI ISA World Congress of Sociology

The Quality of Social Existence in a Globalising World

Durban, South Africa, 2006








Program Coordinator: Michal Palgi, Emek Yezreel College, Israel.
Tel. 972-4-6423486; Fax: 972-4-6423422; E-mail palgi@yvc.ac.il


Monday, 24 July 2006, 13:30 - 15:30

Session 1: Challenges of globalisation to democracy and participation
Special session on the Congress theme
Chairs: Michal Palgi, Emek Yezreel College, Israel and Dasarath Chetty, University of Durban-Westville, South Africa
English / Spanish / French
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Authors and Papers:

Heinz Suenker: (Faculty of Pedagogy, Center for International Studies in Social Policy and Social Services, University of Wuppertal, Germany. E-mail: suenker@uni-wuppertal.de): "Globalization, education and participation".

Vera Vratusa: (Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Sociology Cika Ljubina 18-20, Beograd, Yugoslavia. E-mail: vvratusa@f.bg.ac.yu or vvratusa@sezampro.yu): "Globalization of Recolonization Complex Disaster by and for Financial Capital versus Globalization of Democratic Participation by and for the Working People".

Susana Salgado: (Institute of Social Sciences – University of Lisbon, Portugal. E-mail: susana.salgado@ics.ul.pt): "Media and Politics Nowadays".

Michal Palgi: (Emek Yezreel College, Israel. E-mail: palgi@yvc.ac.il):"Commitment, Trust, Social Justice and the Quality of Social Existence".


Monday, 24 July 2006, 15:45 - 17:45

Session 2:Participation in various cultural areas and communities
Chairs: Julia Rozanova, University of Alberta, Canada.
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Bock, Bettina, Wageningen University, Netherlands. E-mail: Bettina.Bock@wur.nl and Papadopoulos Apostolos, Harokopion University Athens, Greece. E-mail: apospapa@hua.gr.
Analysing effective stakeholder participation in new rural governance arrangements across countries: A comparison of the Netherlands and Greece.

Enserink, Bert, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. E-mail: b.enserink@tbm.tudelft.nl.
The ants in the kingdom of elephants. An explorative study into public participation in policy making in India and China.

Imbrasaitė, Jūratė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania. E-mail: j.imbrasaite@ti.vdu.lt.

Development of NGOs in Rural and Urban Communities of Lithuania: Human, Social and Symbolic Capital.


Lagergren, Morten, Stockholm Gerontology Research Centre, Sweden. E-mail: marten.lagergren@aldrecentrum.se. Do elderly persons in need for care get what they want? - Questions about coverage, expectations and satisfaction in the Swedish care of the elderly system as revealed by the SNAC-study.

Rozanova, Julia, University of Alberta, Canada. E-mail: jrozanova@mail.ru.
Social engagement of older men and women in Canada: a critical comparison among the provinces.

Vasecka, Michal, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic. E-mail: mvasecka@fss.muni.cz.
Prospects for Integration of minority groups in EU 25. Do they have where to integrate?

Maciej Frykowski, Świętokrzyska Academy, Piotrkow, Poland and Paweł Starosta University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.
E-mail: macfryko@poczta.onet.pl. Patterns of civic participation and types of social capital in rural communities of central Poland.


Monday, 24 July 2006, 18:00 - 20:00

Session 3: Privatisation and democratisation. Challenges for social existences
Chairs: Heinz Suenker,University of Wuppertal, Germany and Volkmar Kreissig, IBB Minsk, Belarus
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Economou, Aikaterina, Univ. of Macedonia, Thessaloniki. E-mail: vic_pec@yahoo.com.
“The social aspects of modern firms’ behaviour in the new competitive business environment”

Fafaliou, Irene, Univ. of Piraeus, E-mail: fafaliou@unipi.gr&Donaldson, John, Univ. of Leicester,E-mail: jed5124@fsbdial.co.uk.
“Privatization’s narrative of state-owned services: panacea or threat to businesses and labour forces democracy”

Kreissig, Volkmar IBB Minsk, Belarus. E-mail: volkmar@ibb.com.b; &ieb.chemnitz@chemonline.de:
"Participation and Privatisation in Enterprises - Comparison between Germany, Russia, Bulgaria and Belarus".

Lavy, Chaim, Bar Ilan University. E-mail: lavych@mail.biu.c.il:
“The Impact of Arab Jewish joint educational encounter”

Pazarzis, Michael, University of Piraeus, Maritime Studies Dept. and Nina-Pazarzi, Eleni, University of Piraeus.E-mail: enina@unipi.gr:
“Privatization and SME. Access to alternative dispute resolution in Greece”

Pekka-EconomouVictoria. University of Piraeus, e-mail:[[mailto:vic_pec@yahoo.com|vic­pec@yahoo.com]]).
How privatization procedure and its perspective social implications, really benefit society and conduct to improved democracy?

Symeonidou, Haris, National Centre for Social Research EKKE . E-mail: hsymeonidou@ekke.gr.
“Gender Participation in the Market and the Family. A Study of Southern European Countries”

Tsourvakas, George (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. E-mail: gtsourv@jour.auth.gr:
“The mixed model of 21st century Public organizations with profit and private organizations with social responsibility”

Daskalakis, Demosthenis, University of Athens, Dept of Primary Education. E-mail:ddaskal@primedu.uoa.gr.
“A view of organizational change from a global perspective: Reconsidering human experience, participation, and the role of culture”


Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 13:30-15:30
Joint Session of Research Committee on Participation, Organizational Democracy and Self-Management RC10, Research Committee on Alienation Theory and Research RC36 and Research Committee on Social Movements, Collective Action and Social Change RC48

Chairs: Michal Palgi, Emek Yezreel College, Israel,Lauren Langman, Loyola University, USA, Tova Benski, College of Management, Israel
Location: Durban Exhibition Centre, DEC, H2 West

Lauren Langman, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. E-mail: Llang944@aol.com and Valentine Mohadam, Unesco, Paris,
vmmogha@yahoo.com. Cyber- democracy: The challenge to domination.

Tova Benski, Department of Behavioural Sciences, College of Management, Rishon-Leziyon Israel. E-mail: tbenski@colman.ac.il.
Women in Black and the struggle over a voice in the public space.

Janet McIntyre, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management, Flinders University, Australia. E-mail: janet.mcintyre@flinders.edu.au.
Rescuing the Enlightenment from Itself: implications for addressing democracy and ‘the enemies within'.

Hacek, Miro and Marjan Brezovsek, Ljubljana University, Slovenia. E-mail: miro.hacek@fdv.uni-lj.si.
The modernization processes of citizens participation in local government.


Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 15:45-17:45
Session 4: Employee involvement and productivity
Chair: Johann Maree, University of Cape Town, South Africa
English / French
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Mirella Baglioni, Department of Economics, University of Parma, Italy. E-mail:mirella.baglioni@unipr.it.
"Representative Participation: EWCs, Works Councils and sectoral unionism".

Shane Godfrey, Labour and Enterprise Project, University of Cape Town, South Africa. E-mail:godfrey@humanities.uct.ac.za.
"Management's ambivalence to worker participation schemes as a way of improving enterprise performance: Case studies in South Africa's fish processing industry".

Sabine Gensior, Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany, sgensior@tu-cottbus.de and Lothar Lappe, Berliner Institut für Sozialforschung, Germany, lotharlappe@t-online.de.Self-Management of Work in the New Economy.

Marta Kahancova, Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Holland. E-mail:m.kahancova@uva.nl.
"Local Solutions to Global Needs: Human Resource Management, Employee Participation and Effects on Organizational Performance and Employee Welfare in a Multinational Company".

Dmitry Khodyakov,Rutgers University,Department of Sociology, USA, E-mail: dkhodyakov@sociology.rutgers.edu.
"Trust, Control, and Optimal Distinctiveness in Creative Organizations: Insights from a Qualitative Analysis of a Conductorless Orchestra"



Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 18:00-20:00
Business Meeting
Location: University of South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 13:30-15:30

Session 5: The impact of participatory / action research on social existences
Chairs: Ake Sandberg, National Institute of Working Life, Sweden, Francesco Garibaldo, Institute for Labour, Italy
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2
English / French

Hansen, Jessica The Institution of Social Science, Vaxjo University, Sweden. E-mail: jessica.hansen@tele2.se.

Mobilizing participation in a small local community.


Cindoglu, Dilek, Adnan Boynukara, Bilkent University, Ankara/Turkey. E-mail: Cindoglu@bilkent.edu.tr. The ın-depth analysıs of the rısıng democracy dıscourse ın the process of EU acsessıon of Turkey: bottlenecks and common denomınators among the polıtıcal actors.

Binay Kumar Pattnaik, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. Email:binay@iitk.ac.in. Perceiving the Role of Grassroots NGOs: From the Vantage Point of Social Movement Perspective.

Elisa Rapetti and Stefania Fucci, Dipartimento di Ricerca Sociale, Universita' del Piemonte Orientale "A. Avogadro".
E-mails: stefania.fucci@sp.unipmn.it, erapetti@unipmn.it .
Participation, Democracy, and Local Empowerment. The key role of a participative development strategy.

Berra Mariella, Faculty of Political Science, University of Turin, Italy. E-mail: mariella.berra@unito.it.
Communication and user participation. The case of Public telematic Systems in Italy.



Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 15:45-17:45

Session 6:A globalizing world as a challenge to social identity, democratic participation and social existence
Chair: Azril Bacal, Uppsala University, Sweden
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2
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Hedvig Ekerwald, Sociology Department, Uppsala University, Sweden. E-mal: hedvig.ekerwald@soc.uu.se.
Globalization and Gender: International and Regional (Scandinavian) Perspectives.
Azril Bacal, Sociology Dept and CRER, U. Warwick, Coventry, UK. E-mail: bazril@gmail.com.
Alternative Perspectives on Global Democratization: WSF -vis- WEF (G-8).

Maria Fregidou-Malama, University of Gävle, Sweden. E-mail: mma@hig.se.
Current Challenges and Responses of European Cooperatives to a Globalizing World.
Samir Amin, Director, Third World Forum, Dakar, Senegal. E-mail: ftm@refer.sn.
African Responses to the Democratic Challenges of a Globalizing World.
Bernedette Muthien, ENGENDER and Global Political Economy Commission (GPEC) of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA).
E-mail: bmuthien@icon.co.za.
Research and Capacity Building in Gender, Sexualities, Justice and Peace in Africa.
Teivo Teivainen, Postgraduate Program on Democratization and Global Transformation, Universidad de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.
E-mail: teivo@nigd.org.
Dilemmas of Organizational Democracy in the World Social Forum
Anibal Quijano, UNMSM, Lima, Peru. E-mail: quijanoanibal@yahoo.com
Descolonization of the Social Sciences and Democracy in a Globalizing World
Jose Vicente Tavares, President ALAS and Professor, Universidad Federal de Porto Alegre, RGS, Brazil. E-mail: jvicente@portoweb.com.br.
Worldization of Social Conflicts

Soraya Cortes, Department and Graduate Program of Sociology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. E-mail: scortes@via-rs.net.
Deliberative or Neo-Corpotrativist: What is the real nature of the Brazilian participative fora?
Flávia Lessa de Barros, Sociology Department, University of Brasília, Brazil. E-mail: flavia.barros@incluir.org.br.
Challenges of globalization to development, governance and participation: Conflicts and collaborations among international financial institutions and civil society organizations.
Walda Katz-Fihman, Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty and Genocide, USA. E-mail: wkatzfishman@igc.org.
Grassroot Democratic Responses to a Globalizing World.
Discussant: Göran Therborn, Director, SCASSS, Uppsala University, Sweden. E-mail: Goran.Therborn@scasss.uu.se

Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 18:00-20:00
Session 7: Transnationalization, Organizational Forms and Participative Management
Chair: S.L. Hiremath, Gulbarga University, India
Location:University of South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2
Authors and Papers:
Eberhard Schmidt, Institute of Political Science, Carl V. Ossietzky University of Oldenberg, GERMANY. E-mail: eberhard.schmidt@uni-oldenberg.de) “Participation of Global Unions in the Implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility”.

Kim Ling Geraldine Chan, Anthropology and Sociology Programme, School of Social Development and Environmental Studies.Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Malaysia (UKM), MALAYSIA.E-mail: geralckl@pkrisc.cc.ukm.my) “The Structure of Business Groups and Transnationalization:A Case of Malaysia”

A. Ramegowda, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Karnataka, INDIA. E-mail: ramegowda.a@rediffmail.com and C. Somashekher, Reader, Bangalore University, Jnana Bharati, Karnataka, INDIA. E-mail: somashekher.c@rediffmail.com.
Implications of Globalization for Union Participation in Indian Context”

Jose Ricardo Ramalho (Department of Sociology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL.E-mail: jramalho@ifcs.ufrj.br)
“The Experience of the Modular System as a New Form of Industrial Organization:The Future of Automobile Industry in Brazil”.

Raquel Partida (Profesora Investigadora de Estudios Socio Urbanos del Centro Universitario de Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades de Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO.E-mail: raqueludg@hotmail.com)
“The Transnational Electronic Industry in Jalisco (Maxico):Organization and Forms of Participation”.

Jayashree Kulkarni (JSW Foundation; Jindal Vijayanagar Steel Limited, Torangallu, Bellary District, Karnataka-INDIA.E-mail: jaya1581@rediffmail.com) “Transnationalization MNCs and Participative Management”.


Thursday, 27 July 2006, 13:30-15:30

Session 8: Transnationalization, emerging structures and community participation.
Chair: K.G. Uma, Bangalore University, India
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Sara Gordon (Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales.Universidad Nacional Autonoma de MEXICO.E-mail: gordon@servidor.unam.mx)
“Civil Organizations, Public Participation and New Management Forms in Mexico”.


Pawel Starosta (Institute of Sociology, University of Lodz, Rewolucji str, 41/43, LODZ 90-213 POLAND, Tel: 42-48-6355112; E-mail: socwim@uni.lodz.pl)
“Patterns of Socio-Political Participation:Evidences from Local Communities of Bulgaria, Canada, Poland and Russia”.

Subir Verma (Management Development Institute, GURGAON-122 001, Haryana, INDIA.Tel: 00-91-124-2349831-36; 00-91-124-5013052-59 Ext. 301.E-mail: sverma@mdi.ac.in)
“Managing Performance Through Democracy:An Exploratory Study on Freedom Related Management Practices in Corporate India”.

Cristina Puga (Instiuto de Investigaciones Sociales,Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)
“Associational Performance in Mexico:Three Case Studies”.

K.G. Uma, (Bangalore University, Jnana Bharati, INDIA; E-mail: kgu02@yahoo.com)
“Negotiating Power and Identity:Emerging Organizational Forms Through Participative Management”.

Enrique Aguera, (Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Peubla Pue. MEXICO, E-mail: cs001240@siu.buap.mx)
“Leadership and Social Compromise: Reflections About Transofrmation of Leadership of Public Organizations in Mexico”.


Thursday, 27 July 2006, 15:45-17:45
Session 9:Democracy and organizations in a Globalizing world
Chair : Uriel Leviatan, University of Haifa, Israel
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Karl Henrik Sivesind Institute for Social Research, Oslo, Norway. E-mail: karl.henrik.sivesind@samfunnsforskning.no:
Depreciating social capital? Changes in Norwegian teenagers' participation in voluntary organizations from 1992 - 2002.

Volker Telljohann, Institute for Labour Foundation, Bologna, Italy. E-mail: v.telljohann@ipielle.emr.it:
The role of a collective identity for the functioning of European Works Councils.


Ricardo Tirado and Matilde Luna,
Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, UNAM. E-mail:tirado@servidor.unam.mx.
Modes of decision-making in associations and democratic governance.

Monique Marks and Jenny Fleming, Australian National University. E-mail: monique.marks@anu.edu.au:
Pursuing democratic policing through police unionization.

João Bilhim and Barbara Neves, Higher Institute of Social and Political Sciences of Technical University of Lisbon. E-mail: barbara.neves@iscsp.utl.pt: Digital Cities and Citizenship Reinforcement.

Uriel Leviatan, University of Haifa, Israel. E-mail: leviatan@soc.haifa.ac.il.
Democracy as an expression of socioeconomic inequality – lessons from Israeli kibbutzim

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 18:00 - 20:00
Session 10: Globalización y democracia en Iberoamérica: retos y aportes del pensamiento crítico social (nuevos instrumentos transdisciplinarios e inter-transculturales)
Joint session with ALAS, Instituto Paulo Freire, GPEC of IPRA
Chair: Azril Bacal, Uppsala University, Sweden
Location:University of South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2
Español/Portugués

Roberto Briceño, Universidad Central de Venezuela. E-mail: bricenoleon@yahoo.com and bricenoleon@cantv.ve.
Violencia y Democracia en America latina.

Margarita Lopez Maya, CENDES, Caracas, Venezuela. E-mail: malopez@reacciu.vn.
Retos para la Democracia Venezolana bajo las Condiciones Globalizantes de la Escena Contemnporanea.

Maria Isabel Dominguez, Centro de Investigaciones Psicologicas y Sociologicas (CIPS), La Habana, Cuba. E-mail: misabel@cips.cu and midominguez@ceniai.inf.cu.
Los Movimientos Sociales Juveniles: El Desafio Generacional para America Latina.

Jaime Preciado Coronado, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico (Vice-Ptde ALAS). E-mail: japreco@hotmail.com.
Democracias en Riesgo y Construccion Democrática en America Latina.

Jose Manuel Rodriguez Victoriano, Dprto de Sociologia y Antropologia Social, Universidad de Valencia, España. E-mail: jose.m.rodriguez@uv.es.
Democratizacion del Saber y Ciencias Sociales en el Proceso de Transformacion Social frente al Orden Neoliberal.

Alberto L. Bialakowsky, UBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina. E-mail: albiala@gmail.com.
Nuevas Formas de Produccion y Distribucion del Conocimiento en las Ciencias Sociales: Experiencias en la Co-Produccion Investigativa.

Martha Nélida Ruiz, Universidad de Tijuana, México. E-mail: nelly_ruizuribe@yahoo.com.
La Nueva Santisima Trinidad Posmoderna: Globalizacion, Tecnologia y Neoliberalismo.

Carolina Galvis, Profesora de Sociologia Rural, MINEP, Caracas, Venezuela. E-mail: cagalvis@ciara.gov.ve. Participacion Popular y Democracia en Venezuela (Democratizacion del Sistema Financiero: Las Cajas Rurales como experiencia de Participacion Popular.

Azril Bacal, Instituto Paulo Freire. E-mail: bazril@gmail.com.
Educacion Transformadora, Democratizacion Global, Desarrollo Humano Sustentable y Culturas de Justicia y Paz.


Friday, 28 July 2006, 13:30 - 15:30

Joint Session: Participation and childhood consequences for social existence
Joint session with Research Committee on Sociology of Childhood RC53
Chair: Heinz Suenker, Wuppertal University, Germany
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2

Monique Marks/ Jennifer Wood (Australian National University, Australia). E-mail: Monique.marks@anu.edu.au:
Generating youth safety from below: situating young people at the centre of safety networks.

Vittorio Iervese (University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy). E-mail: viervese@unimo.it:
Harassment and respect: Dealing with violence and participation in elementary and middle schools

Hans-Uwe Otto (Bielefeld, Germany). E-mail: Hansuwe.otto@uni-bielefeld.de: Participation and the digital divide

Lucia Rabello de Castro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). E-mail:lrcastro@infolink.com.br:
Looking ‘minimally’ at political participation: children’s action and the construction of alternative public spaces

Nicola Jones (London, UK). E-mail: n.jones@savethechildren.org.uk: Children’s fora in Vietnam: children speak on poverty.

David Hemson ofDurban University (dhemson@hsrc.ac.za). Children's Participation in Research.


Friday, 28 July 2006, 15:45 - 17:45

Session 11: The impact upon human capacities to learn when research processes encourage subject participation as equals
Chairs: Rhetta Moran, Refugee and Asylum seeker Participatory Action Research, UK and Mônica Mesquita, Lisbon New University, Portugal
Location:Universityof South Africa, UNISA, Room 2B-2
English / Spanish
Alexandre Pais, Lisbon University, Portugal. E-mail: xande_tc@hotmail.com.
Learning mathematics in the Portuguese school: Can equality be possible?”

Janet McIntyre, Flinders Institute of Public Policy and Management, Australia. E-mail: janet.mcintyre@flinders.edu.au
“Narratives, complexity and accountable governance processes to enhance human rights and wellbeing with Aboriginal Australians”

Jørgen Nielsen, Roskilde University, Denmark, E-mail: jln@ruc.dk and Kirsten Meyer, Rabbe Consult A / S, Denmark. E-mail: kirste@rabbe.dk“Patterns of knowledge sharing and knowledge creation in new information environments”

Kevin Corbett, UK, E-mail: kp500@york.ac.ukand Gertrude Othieno, African Cultural Promotions, UK. E-mail: gertrudeothieno@hotmail.com. “Exploring the challenges and responsibilities of mutual engagement within participatory action research”

Mônica Mesquita, New Lisbon University, Brazil / Portugal. E-mail: mmbm@fct.unl.pt
“Learning with Street Children: The Social Construction of Mathematical Knowledge”

Phil Greenham, Body Positive North West, UK. E-mail: phil@bpnw.org.uk and Rhetta Moran, Refugee and Asylum seeker Participatory Action research (RAPAR), UK, . Complexity and community empowerment in regeneration: 2002-2004”

Rhetta Moran, Refugee and Asylum seeker Participatory Action research (RAPAR), UK. Email:, Zeinab Mohamed, UK and Anna Maria Miwanda Bagenda, Zâmbia. E-mal: mbagenda@yahoo.co.uk. Racism, Asylum and the Politics of Action Research



Saturday, 29 July 2006, 15:45 - 17:45

Joint Session: The effect of gender participation in public life on the quality of social existence
Joint session with Research Committee on Women in Society RC32
Chairs:Julia Rozanova, the University of Alberta, Canada.
Location:International Convention Centre, ICC, Room MR22

Authors and Papers:
Emanuela Sala, (ISER University of Essex, United Kingdom. E-mail:
esala@essex.ac.uk): Women and political rights. Gender inequalities in Italian Parliament

Carolyn M. Elliott. E-mail: celliott@uvm.edu
Multiple Dimensions of the Empowerment of Women

Malin Wreder, Sweden. E-mail: malin.wreder@kau.se.
Managing Female Power in a Male Setting – How Female Managers Deal with Power and Gender

Joanna Liddle and Elisabeth Michielsens, England. E-mail: joanna@beanfield.co.uk

Social Existence, Social Identity and Gendered Representation in British Political Life

Eleni Nina-Pazarzi and Michael Tsangaris, Greece. E-mail: enina@unipi.gr
Gender roles representation in Greek TV commercials during the period 1970-2000.

Ana Espírito-Santo Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (Social Sciences Center of Berlin). E-mail: anaespsto@yahoo.com
Why the gender gap matters: the point of view of the main Portuguese Parties.

Chhaya Datar, India. E-mail: chhayadatar@vsnl.net
Access to Drinking Water: Decentralisation of Water Delivery System and its Impact on Participation of Women