Formal political structures have produced little more than 'electoral democracy' in Africa without tackling the problems of poverty and elite exploitation. This book looks at the opportunities for, and limitations of, voluntary bodies in seeking a more 'just' order at both African and global levels.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
ROBERT PINKNEY is a Visiting Professor of Politics at Northumbria University, UK.
Table of ContentsList of Boxes, Figures and Tables Acknowledgments Introduction From Mass Society to Post-Industrial Society and from Authoritarianism to Pluralism: The Context of the Rise of NGOs A Third Sector or a Second Preference? What is Distinctive about NGOs? Democracy without Votes I: The Background to NGOs in Tanzania and Uganda Democracy without Votes II: NGOs, Governments and the Outside World NGOs and the Global Order: Theory and Practice International NGOs: Missionaries or Imperialists? The Winning and the Taking Part: The Global Game of NGO Influence Conclusion Bibliography Index