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Delta democracy : pathways to incremental civic revolution in Egypt and beyond

Author: Catherine Herrold
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2020
Series: Bridging the gap
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Delta Democracy tells the story of how Egyptian NGOs and philanthropic foundations promoted democratic political reform in Egypt in the years since the Arab Spring. Taking the reader inside the walls of Egypt's NGOs and foundations, the book explains how everyday Egyptians understand the concept of democracy and reveals how civic organizations struggled through political and economic turmoil to promote it. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print
Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Herrold
ISBN: 9780190093235 0190093234 9780190093310 0190093315
OCLC Number: 1160025312
Notes: Chapter 1: The Co-Optation of Egypt's NGO Sector Chapter 2: The Widening and Narrowing of Egypt's Civic Space Chapter 3: The West's Democracy Promotion Playbook Chapter 4: All You Need Is Tea: An Alternative Democracy Promotion Playbook Chapter 5: Promoting Democracy in the Face of Autocracy
Description: 210 pages 24 cm.
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1: The Co-Optation of Egypt's NGO SectorChapter 2: The Widening and Narrowing of Egypt's Civic SpaceChapter 3: The West's Democracy Promotion PlaybookChapter 4: All You Need Is Tea: An Alternative Democracy Promotion PlaybookChapter 5: Promoting Democracy in the Face of AutocracyConclusionBibliography
Series Title: Bridging the gap
Responsibility: Catherine E. Herrold.

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"Delta Democracy tells the story of how Egyptian NGOs and philanthropic foundations promoted democratic political reform in Egypt in the years since the Arab Spring. Taking the reader inside the walls of Egypt's NGOs and foundations, the book explains how everyday Egyptians understand the concept of democracy and reveals how civic organizations struggled through political and economic turmoil to promote it. The book offers theoretical lessons about how NGOs promote political reform in autocracies and offers concrete policy recommendations for the reform of US democracy aid."

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This is an outstanding book and highly recommended for anyone interested in local NGOs, in how democracy advances incrementally, and in the ways in which U.S. foreign policy can be adjusted to be Read more...

 
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