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NGO"s, democracy and development

Christina Ewig

NGO"s, democracy and development

health advocacy and health delivery lessons from Nicaragua

by Christina Ewig

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Published by University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


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StatementChristina Ewig.
SeriesCarolina papers in international health and development -- vol.4,No.1
The Physical Object
Pagination29p. ;
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL18529000M

NGOs are classified by orientation and level of operation; orientation refers to the type of activities an NGO undertakes. Activities may include human rights, environmentalism, health, or development. An NGO's level of operation indicates the scale at which an organization works: local, regional, national, or international. Global democracy indices assert that the world has entered a new wave of autocratization. 1 In , Freedom House recorded its 13th consecutive year of net decline in political rights.

‘The Arab region suffers from weak democracy in global institutions and finds that government-led diplomacy is unable to change that fact. Civil society should have a place to better this situation, and this book proves this reality and shows how CSOs could do so.’ Ziad Abdel Samad - Executive Director, the Arab NGO Network for Development. Sierra Leone and The Gambia: Case Studies of NGO Interdependence Sustainable Idealism: Innovative Financing Strategies and NGOs' Contribution to Civil Society Development Conclusions: 'Just Say No': Strengthening Southern NGOs' Capacity to Contribute to Civil Society. Responsibility: Ann C. Hudock.

and Development. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are high-profile actors in the field of international development, both as providers of services to vulnerable individuals. and communities and as campaigning policy advocates. This book provides a critical introduction to the wide-ranging topic of NGOs and development. Written by two. study of 15 NGOs of different sizes to develop an understanding of efficiency and democracy in NGOs. In this study, the author explored the answers to certain research questions and examined the concept of efficiency and democracy in the NGO sector. Curtis () in another attempt to study NGOs examined a cross-national sample.


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This accessible book provides a concise introduction to the way in which non-governmental organizations (NGOs) work. By bringing together a range of literature - including ideas from international relations NGOs organizational analysis - Hudock is able to develop a new conceptual framework for understanding both the strengths and weaknesses of NGOs as they operate in the development Cited by:   The selected organizations cover three categories of NGOs: some are think-tanks (CDD, IEA, IDEG) promoting liberal democracy, one is a development organization (ISODEC) promoting social democracy, and one is an advocacy Author: Democracy in Africa.

The new Russian law has the potential to cripple the vital work of many NGOs, including foreign NGOs there to support the local NGOs, and could retard Russia's democratic development.

Table 1 provides a list of journals that appear most often in the corpus, accounting for approximately 30% of articles. Articles about NGOs appear most commonly in Development in Practice, perhaps the most applied peer-reviewed journal on international development, and World Development, the leading academic development journal.

Among the top five most Cited by:   Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are now recognised as key third sector actors on the landscapes of development, human rights, humanitarian action, environment, and many other areas of public.

This book deals with two major issues: how Indonesian NGOs survived under Suharto's authoritarian rule; and how NGOs contributed to the promotion of democracy in the post-Suharto era. If NGOs are to change from 'development' to 'movement' in democratic post-Suharto Indonesia, they must adjust not only their management and working style, but.

whose work on democracy and social capital is much cited in development policy literature on civil society, and of writers on New Social Movements, such as Sonia Alvarez, Arturo Escobar, and Alain Touraine; not to mention a host of scholar-activists like the Latin American writers.

Democracy and NGOs Although the concept of "non government organizations" is diffuse and multifaceted, in Latin America exists a historical bond between them and democracy.

Many NGOs have had significant roles in the first line of the democratic transition of the late 70s and early 80s in different countries of the region. analysis of the ways NGOs address authoritarianism, terrorism, and challenges to democracy, and how NGOs handle concerns surrounding their own legitimacy and accountability.

Exploring contrasting theories, regional dimensions, and a wide range of contemporary challenges facing NGOs, this Handbook will be essential reading for students. Andy Cuong Ngo is an American journalist best known for covering protests in Portland, Oregon.

He has written columns in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, National Review, and series for the New York Post on Portland's "fake hate crime" industry became a viral sensation.

He drew national attention when he was attacked by Antifa on the streets of Author: Andy Ngo. The rapid expansion of NGOs in the last decades has been recognized as ‘an important phenomenon which has implications for the development prospects of poor people, for the future of these organizations themselves, and for the wider political economy of which they form a small but growing part’ (Edwards and Hulme, 4).The concept NGO has been widely discussed.

Source: ED in fresh NGOs headache – NewsDay Zimbabwe April 4, BY Everson Mushava. THE European Union (EU) has announced a US$5,5 million funding facility for pro-democracy civic organisations in Zimbabwe, a development that will likely give President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government nightmares after he recently accused the non-governmental organisations (NGOs.

NGOS MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE FIELD OF DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPMENT • Promoting democracy • Advocating for human rights • Promoting sustainable socio-economic development • Providing humanitarian relief • Supporting educational and cultural renewal (Rice & Ritchie, ).

NGOs, Democracy and Development in Latin America. Inés M. Pousadela. Civil Societies and NGOs in the Middle East and North Africa: The Cases of Egypt and Tunisia.

Sarah Ben Néfissa. NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Potentials, Constraints and Diverging Experiences. Hans Holmén. NGOs in South Asia. Patrick Kilby. PART V. NGOs have immense role in bringing about social change and development and it is being experienced from different parts of the country.

Development, as we have read earlier, is a multi- faceted process, which essentially involves the aggressive participation of the people that would not be possible unless they are educated, awakened and motivated.

non-governmental organization peculiar students intercessors outreach centre for democracy and development centre for development support initiative (cedsi) books lovers foundation.

bridge the gap foundation for the less privileged. brooklyn child & youth initiative. As David Lewis and Tina Wallace write in an introduction to their book on development NGOs: The new attention being given to NGOs as actors in civil society unleashes a new set of difficult conceptual and terminological problems, partly because nongovernmental organization is in many ways a virtually meaningless label.

Chhotray, V. Political entrepreneurs or development agents: An NGO’s tale of resistance and acquiescence in Madhya Pradesh, India. In A. Bebbington, S.

Hickey & D. Mitlin (Eds.), Can NGOs make a difference. The challenge of development alternatives. London: Zed Books. Google Scholar. This article analyzes the role of civil society in promoting democracy and good governance in Africa.

It begins by exploring the debate about what constitutes civil society in Africa. In he published 'NGOs, Management and Development' (Routledge ). This book comprehensively updated earlier editions from and to critically explore the changing field of NGOs and development, uncovering historical perspectives and analyzing contemporary settings and issues.

NGOs and Democracy Some NGO activists naively assert that NGOs can act as the "voice of the people," calling governments to account and extending democracy to global diplomacy.

A more sophisticated institutional expression of this aspiration takes the form of calls for a "People's Assembly" to be created alongside the U.N. General Assembly.Book description: Tracing the boom of local NGOs since the s in the context of the global political economy of aid, current trends of neoliberal state restructuring, and shifting post-Cold War hegemonies, this book explores the “associational revolution” in post-socialist, post-conflict Serbia.

Looking into.Deadline: Ongoing The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is now accepting fellowship applications for to bring together people working in areas related to democracy and development from across a broad range of disciplines.

CDD expects that.