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Non-governmental organizations and development

Author: David Lewis; Nazneen Kanji
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge perspectives on development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A concise, comprehensive and critical introduction to the subject of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and development. This critical overview will be useful to students of development studies at undergraduate and masters levels, as well as to more general readers and practitioners.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Lewis; Nazneen Kanji
ISBN: 9780415454292 0415454298 9780415454308 0415454301 9780203877074 0203877071
OCLC Number: 223811704
Description: xv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: what are non-governmental organizations? --
Understanding NGOs in historical context --
NGOs and development theory --
NGOs and development practice : from alternative to mainstream? --
NGO roles in development --
NGOs and "civil society" --
NGOs and globalization --
NGOs and the aid system --
NGOs and international humanitarian action --
Development NGOs in perspective.
Series Title: Routledge perspectives on development.
Other Titles: NGOs and development
Responsibility: David Lewis and Nazneen Kanji.

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Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are high profile actors in the field of international development, as providers of services to vulnerable individuals and communities and as campaigning policy  Read more...
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"Lewis & Kanji have given us the most comprehensive overview of the work of development NGOs produced to date and this book contains more practical insights into the activities of development NGOs Read more...

 
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