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Membership-based organizations of the poor

Author: Martha Alter Chen
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge studies in development economics, 58.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume, with contributions from experts in the field, explores questions about MBOs of the poor. Analyzing success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and developing countries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Membership-based organizations of the poor.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006031330
(OCoLC)71945714
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Alter Chen
ISBN: 9780203934074 0203934075
OCLC Number: 157015356
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 376 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Membership-based organizations of the poor : concepts, experience and policy / Martha Chen, Renana Jhabvala, Ravi Kanbur, Carol Richards --
Organizations of the poor : conditions for success / Eve Crowley, Stephan Baas, Paola Termine, John Rouse, Pamela Pozarny, and Geneviève Dionne --
The influence of organizational structure and membership composition and resources on the survival of poor people's social movement organizations / Edward T. Walker, John D. McCarthy --
Working class struggles, labor elites, and closed shops : the lessons from India's trade unions and experiences of organisation / Arjan de Hann, Samita Sen --
China as a world factory : new practices and struggles of women migrant workers / Pun Ngai --
Waste picker cooperatives in developing countries / Martin Medina --
Co-operatives and the emancipation of the marginalized : case studies from two cities of India / Sharit K. Bhowmik --
Literacy and internal control of community finance institutions in Cambodia / Brett Matthews --
Membership-based indigenous insurance associations in Ethiopia and Tanzania / Joachim De Weerdt, Stefan Dercon, Tessa Bold, Alula Pankhurst --
SHG-based microfinance programmes : can they remove poverty? / Anand Mohan Tiwari, Sarojini Ganju Thakur --
Community-level user groups : do they perform as expected? / Ruth Alsop --
Slack/slum dwellers international : one experience of the contribution of membership organisations to pro-poor urban development / Celine D'Cruz, Diana Mitlin --
Membership based organisations of the poor : the South African tradition / Jan Theron --
Informal governance and organizational success : the effects of noncompliance among Lima's street vending organizations / Sally Roever --
Membership-based organizations as a reflection of power structures in rural "community" : experiences and observations from Sindh Province, Pakistan / Themrise Khan --
Doing things differently? : the everyday politics of membership-based organisations / Joseph Devine --
Voice lessons : local government organizations, social organization, and the quality of local governance / Vivi Alatas, Lant Pritchett, Anna Wetterberg --
Community-driven development and the Northeast Brazil rural poverty reduction program / Edward W. Bresnyan, Jr., Maria Alejandro Bouquet, Francesca Russo.
Series Title: Routledge studies in development economics, 58.
Responsibility: edited by Martha Chen [and others].
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