Can NGOs Make a Difference? (BOK)

Anthony Bebbington

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Can non-governmental organisations contribute to more socially just, alternative forms of development or are they destined to work at the margins of dominant development models determined by others? This book provides a comprehensive update to the NGO literature and a range of critical new directions to thinking and acting around the challenge of development alternatives. The book's originality comes from the wide-range of new case-study material it presents, the conceptual approaches it offers for thinking about development alternatives, and the practical suggestions for NGOs. At the heart of this book is the argument that NGOs can and must re-engage with the project of seeking alternative development futures for the world's poorest and more marginal. This will require clearer analysis of the contemporary problems of uneven development, and a clear understanding of the types of alliances NGOs need to construct with other actors in civil society if they are to mount a credible challenge to disempowering processes of economic, social and political development.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Anthony Bebbington
ISBN 9781842778937
Antall sider 368 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,5cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 620 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Anthony J. Bebbington, Diana Mitlin, Sam Hickey