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Margaret Keck


Areas of Interest:  Comparative Politics, International Relations (Latin American Politics, the Environment, Social Movements)

The Johns Hopkins University
Department of Political Science

361 Mergenthaler
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Telephone: (410) 516-7536

Office Hours:  On leave

Dr. Keck's Website

Recent Publications:

Greening Brazil: Environmental Activism in State and Society. (Duke University Press, 2007) 
(with Kathryn Hochstetler)

Activists beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics (Itaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998)(Translations in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic)[Winner of the 1999 Chadwick Alger Award of the International Studies Association, and of 2000 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Contributing to Worl Order]
(with Kathryn Sikkink)

The Workers' Party and Democratization in Brazil (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992)(Translations in Portuguese)[Winner of the 1993 Best Book Prize from the New England Council on Latin American Studies]

Recent articles co-authored with Rebecca Neaera Abers:

"Mobilizing the State: The Erratic Partner in Brazil's Participatory Water Policy," Politics and Society 37 (June 2009): 289-314; “Representando a Diversidade: Estado, sociedade e “relações fecundas” 

nos conselhos gestores,” Cadernos CRH (Salvador, Bahia), vol. 21, no.  52 (Jan/Abril 2008): 99-112;

“Muddy Waters: The Political Construction of Deliberative Water Basin Governance in Brazil,” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 30:3 (September 2006): 601-22.

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