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The Elusive Promise of NGOs in Africa

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Informationen zum Autor SUSAN DICKLITCH is Assistant Professor at Franklin and Marshall College. She was previously Research Assis... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor SUSAN DICKLITCH is Assistant Professor at Franklin and Marshall College. She was previously Research Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina (1994-97). She has a PhD from the University of Toronto (1995). She was Assistant Editor of the African Studies Review (1994-97). Klappentext Dicklitch challenges the dominant discourse of neo-liberalism which places NGOs and civil society at the forefront of democratization and development in Africa. Based on nine months of field research in Uganda, the study draws on evidence from the 'successfully' liberalizing country and shows how NGO potential for democratization and development has been subverted by state directives, structural and historical conditions, as well as the internal limitations of NGOs. Zusammenfassung Dicklitch challenges the dominant discourse of neo-liberalism which places NGOs and civil society at the forefront of democratization and development in Africa. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Tables and Maps List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations NGOs, Civil Society and Democracy Structural Bottlenecks to Democracy Democratization from Above? State-Civil Society Relations NGOs: Harbingers of Democratization? Whither NGOs and Democratization? Appendix 1: Indigenous Registered NGOs in Uganda (1986-1993) Appendix 2: Foreign Registered NGOs in Uganda (1986-1993) Endnotes References Index

Klappentext

Dicklitch challenges the dominant discourse of neo-liberalism which places NGOs and civil society at the forefront of democratization and development in Africa. Based on nine months of field research in Uganda, the study draws on evidence from the 'successfully' liberalizing country and shows how NGO potential for democratization and development has been subverted by state directives, structural and historical conditions, as well as the internal limitations of NGOs.



Inhalt

List of Tables and Maps List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations NGOs, Civil Society and Democracy Structural Bottlenecks to Democracy Democratization from Above? State-Civil Society Relations NGOs: Harbingers of Democratization? Whither NGOs and Democratization? Appendix 1: Indigenous Registered NGOs in Uganda (1986-1993) Appendix 2: Foreign Registered NGOs in Uganda (1986-1993) Endnotes References Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Elusive Promise of NGOs in Africa
Untertitel: Lessons from Uganda
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EAN: 9780333710715
ISBN: 978-0-333-71071-5
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 294
Gewicht: 545g
Größe: H216mm x B216mm x T138mm
Jahr: 1998
Auflage: 1998

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