Civil Society and the Aid Industry: The Politics and Promise
Alison Van Rooy
Earthscan, 1998 - Business & Economics - 237 pages
Northern governments and NGOs are increasingly convinced that civil society will enable people in developing countries to escape the poverty trap. A growing amount of resources are following. Yet how is this kind of assistance different from other modes of intervention? This volume presents in-depth case studies of projects in Peru, Kenya, Hungary and Sri Lanka and it gives detailed policy recommendations intended to improve the effectiveness and appropriateness of future projects.
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