Civil Society And The Market Question

Overview

Rather than focusing upon advanced countries, where civil society growth is seen as a post-market development, this volume explores developing countries, with case studies examining grassroots developments and experiences. This important collection moves the focus to rural development, where local social relations and economic exchange remain more powerful and relevant than the operation of markets.

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Overview

Rather than focusing upon advanced countries, where civil society growth is seen as a post-market development, this volume explores developing countries, with case studies examining grassroots developments and experiences. This important collection moves the focus to rural development, where local social relations and economic exchange remain more powerful and relevant than the operation of markets.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403949158
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

K.B. Ghimire is Research Co-ordinator for the program on Civil Society and Social Movements a The United Nations Research Institute for Social development, Geneva.

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Table of Contents

Markets and Civil Society in Rural Transformation: An Overview of Principal Issues, Trends and Outcomes; K.B.Ghimire
• Social Movements, the State and the Experience of Market-led Agrarian Reform in Brazil; L.Servolo de Medeiros
• Colombian Countryside between Privileges of Latifundistas, Modernizing Authoritarianism and Peasant Repression; S.Suhner
• The Dynamics of Market-led Rural Development in Latin America: The Experience of Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru; H.Veltmeyer
• The Ability of Civil Society Groups to Influence the Debate on the Role of the Market in Rural Asset Building and Redistribution in East Africa; N.Bazaara
• Crisis of Rural Livelihoods, Economic Reforms and Civil Society in Egypt; R.Bush
• The Farmers' Movement and the Market Question in Senegal; N.McKeon
• Markets, Land Redistribution and Rural Social Movements in the Philippines; S.M.Borras Jr.
• Rural Power Structures and Evolving Market Forces in Bangladesh; M.Mannan
• Social Movements, Rural Poverty and Markets: The Case of India; N.Webster
• Index

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