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Drawing on influential social science theory about how political and social change occurs, the book brings new empirical insights to bear on it, both challenging and enriching current understandings.

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They detail the dynamics and strategies that have led to the introduction, change or effective implementation of policies responding to a range of rights deficits. Aid agencies have invested heavily in supporting civil society organizations as change agents in fledgling and established democracies alike. For democratic governments and civil society alike, the cases provide a critical counter-argument against claims that citizen participation in governance is either inefficient, ineffective or both. Today, there is growing recognition of the key role of champions of change inside national governments, and the potential of their engagement with citizen activists outside.