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NGOs, States and Donors

  • Kartonierter Einband
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In the last decade the use of non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to promote development and reduce poverty and hunger has become a m... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

In the last decade the use of non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to promote development and reduce poverty and hunger has become a major feature of development policy. Donors have poured funds into NGOs, governments have allocated them major responsibilities and their number and size has grown. Has this popularity helped them to solve the problems of poverty or has it changed them so that they are now part of the 'development industry' that they used to criticize? This book provides the most detailed study available of the ways in which NGO-State-Donor relationships have changed the role that NGOs play in development. Its papers are introduced by two international experts on the topic and the contributors are leading academics and senior practitioners. The picture that emerges from the general reviews and detailed case studies of African, Asian and Latin American NGOs, is a complex one. However, the authors conclude that there is much evidence that NGOs are 'losing their roots' - getting closer to donors and governments and more distant to the poor and disempowered who they seek to assist.

Inhalt
List of Tables - List of Figures - List of Abbreviations - Foreword - Bibliographic Details of Contributors - PART 1: NGOs, STATES AND DONORS: AN OVERVIEW AND KEY ISSUES - NGOs, States and Donors: An Overview; D.Hulme & M.Edwards - Donors, Democratization and Civil Society: Relating Theory to Practice; H.Blair - The State, Popular Participation and the Voluntary Sector; J.Clark - Privatising the Voluntary Sector: NGOs as Public Service Contractors; M.Robinson - States Without Citizens: The Problem of the Franchise State; G.Wood - Finding Common Ground in Asia-Pacific Development; H.Morales & I.Serrano - PART 2: NGO-DONOR RELATIONSHIPS: WHEN YOUR HAND IS IN ANOTHER PERSON'S POCKET...? - Heavy Hands, Hidden Hands, Holding Hands? Donors, Intermediary NGOs and Civil Society Organisations; A.Bebbington & R.Riddell - Appeasing the Gods of Sustainability: The Future of International NGOs in Microfinance; T.Dichter - World Vision International and Donors: Too Close for Comfort?; S.Commins - In Unequal Dialogue with Donors: The Experience of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement; J.Perera - Elephant Loose in the Jungle: The World Bank and NGOs in Sri Lanka; R.Hodson - PART 3: NGO-STATE RELATIONSHIPS: RELUCTANT PARTNERS REVISITED? - The Associative Phenomenon in the Arab World: Engine of Democratization or Witness to the Crisis?; M.Marzouk - NGO-State Relations in Post-Mao China; J.Howell - The State-NGO Relationship: Rights, Interests and Accountability; R.Wanigaratne - NGOs and Development in Brazil: Roles and Responsibilities in a 'New World Order'; M.Bosch - Mice Amongst the Tigers: Adding Value in NGO-Government Relations in South East Asia; R.Mawer - PART 4: NGOs, THE POOR AND DISADVANTAGED: RETURNING TO THE ROOTS? - Between Cooption and Irrelevance? Latin American NGOs in the 1990s; J.Pearce - Conclusion; D.Hulme & M.Edwards - Bibliography

Produktinformationen

Titel: NGOs, States and Donors
Untertitel: Too Close for Comfort?
Editor:
EAN: 9780333665824
ISBN: 978-0-333-66582-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Wirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 309
Größe: H216mm x B216mm x T140mm
Jahr: 1996
Untertitel: Englisch
Auflage: 1997

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