Entre la política y el clientelismo en las organizaciones comunitarias
Ángel Emilio Muñoz Cardona y María Patricia Mayor López.
This research seeks to know how far communal organizations contribute to local development or if on the contrary, they serve to strengthen electoral political campaigns. The research is inductive, mixed, use the methodology of Focus Group and take with model the Communal Organizations of the Itagui Municipality from Antioquia, Colombia. The study is supported on 63 surveys and interviews averaged 50 community leaders of the various sub-locations. The size total communal organizations from Itagui Municipality is 87, what defines a sample size, n=63, for a statistical confidence level of ?=90% and a margin of error of e = 5%. The study concludes by affirming the existence of patronage communal organizations and they little forming political culture.