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The two faces of civil society : NGOs and politics in Africa

Author: Stephen N Ndegwa
Publisher: West Hartford, Conn. : Kumarian Press, 1996.
Series: Kumarian Press books on international development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comparative study of two Kenyan NGOs, the Undugu Society of Kenya and the Green Belt Movement, demonstrates that civil society may either oppose an oppressive state or accommodate it. These  Read more...

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Ndegwa, Stephen N.
Two faces of civil society.
West Hartford, Conn. : Kumarian Press, 1996
(OCoLC)664636321
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen N Ndegwa
ISBN: 1565490568 9781565490567 156549055X 9781565490550
OCLC Number: 33103366
Notes: "Parts of chapter 2 appeared previously in the International Journal of Comparative Sociology."
Description: xii, 141 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Promise of Democracy --
2. The Political Context of NGOs in Africa --
3. NGOs and the State in Kenya --
4. The Undugu Society of Kenya --
5. The Green Belt Movement --
6. NGOs, Civil Society, and Democratization --
Appendix A: Undugu Society of Kenya --
Appendix B: The Green Belt Movement.
Series Title: Kumarian Press books on international development.
Responsibility: Stephen N. Ndegwa.

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