This chaper focuses on Management Councils, which have been established in Brazil for participation in health policy, education and other issues. A survey of 31 Local Health Councils in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is discussed. Owing to copyright restrictions, only the first 3 pages are attached, together with a link to the book at Zed Books.
Coelho, V.S.P. Brazilian health councils: including the excluded? In: Spaces for Change? The Politics of Citizen Participation in New Democratic Arenas, Andrea Cornwall and Vera Schattan P. Coalho (eds), Vol 4 of Claiming Citizenship Series. Zed Books Limited, London and New York, (2007) ISBN 9781842775530 (paperback)