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Allies or adversaries : NGOs and the state in Africa

Author: Jennifer N Brass
Publisher: New York NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores how rise of NGOs in developing countries has affected service provision, governance, state-society relations, and state development.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer N Brass
ISBN: 9781107162983 110716298X
OCLC Number: 947953481
Description: xviii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: NGOs and state development --
Theorizing NGOs and the state : territoriality, governance, capacity, legitimacy --
Kenya as case study : historical portraits of NGOs and the state --
Territoriality : NGOs and the broadcasting of state power --
NGOs' role in governance : changing patterns of policymaking and implementation --
NGOs, service provision and administrative capacity : isomorphism through learning in the civil service --
Have NGOs decreased perceptions of state legitimacy over time? --
NGOs : increase state legitimacy or undermine popular support? --
Blurring the boundaries between NGOs and the state : a comparative analysis.
Responsibility: Jennifer N. Brass, Indiana University.

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