Jokin Alberdi Bidaguren has a PhD in Political Science from the Basque Country University (UPV/EHU), and Constitutional Law and European Union Law lecturer at that university. He is responsible for the international research project «Territories in conflict» and also the Gernika Gogoratuz Association President. He is a member of AIPAZ (Spanish Association for Peace Research) and also member of the Research Group on Local Human Development and Human Security at Hegoa Institute (UPV/EHU). Moreover, he collaborates with the African Studies Group at the Autonomous University of Madrid (GEA/UAM). He is the author of various publications and lectures in different M.A. and courses about political economy, democracy, human rights, peacebuilding, migration policies, development and international cooperation, and African issues.
This material is an extract from the book Territorios en conflicto. Claves para la construcción de alternativas de vida (“Lands in conflict. Keys to constructing life alternatives”), from the Gernika Network collection.
POLITICAL POWER AND TERRITORY: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF DEMOCRACY, PARTICIPATION AND GOVERNANCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY
- Democracy, participation and public affairs interest from a macro perspective
- Power relations and participation processes from a micro perspective
- Democracy, participation and the territories governance
- Relational democracy and deliberative public spaces
- Diversity and inclusion of excluded groups in participation processes
- Collective political capacities
- Relational institutionalism capable of articulating other global visions from the local point of view.
ALTERNATIVE PROPOSALS TO THE FRAMES OF ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY AND CONSTRUCTION OF PEACE
- A critical approach to the territorial frameworks of analysis
- Closed analytical frameworks do not work: a brief reference to the institutional responsibility matrix and the Development Leadership Program
- Towards the construction of learning frameworks for collective action
RESOURCES ON POLITICAL POWER AND TERRITORY
- Web resources
Most relevant frameworks of political economy for development and local construction for peace.