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The politics of expertise : how NGOs shaped modern Britain

Author: Matthew Hilton; Jean-François Mouhot
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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'The Politics of Expertise' offers a challenging new interpretation of politics in contemporary Britain, through an examination of non-governmental organisations. Using specific case studies of the homelessness, environment, and international aid and development sectors, it demonstrates how politics and political activism has changed over the last half century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Hilton; Jean-François Mouhot
ISBN: 9780199691876 0199691878
OCLC Number: 808415165
Description: xvi, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction : the privatization of politics --
2. Why we don't hate politics : the transformation of sociopolitical action --
3. The ascent of the expert : professionals and the NGO career --
4. The making of the modern NGO : organizational reform and financial stability --
5. The pressure of politics : walking the corridors of power --
6. Politics beyond Westminster : communication strategies, the media, and the public --
7. Living with Leviathan : NGOs, the state, and governance --
8. Single-issue politics and the ideology of non-governmental action --
9. Conclusion : the potential and the limits of NGOs.
Responsibility: Matthew Hilton [and others].
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This is probably the most important book on postwar British political history ... The Politics of Expertise demonstrates that that the NGO sector does not, never has and probably never will operate Read more...

 
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