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Debating development : ngos and the future / Deborah Eade.

By: Eade, Deborah.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Development in practice: Publisher: New York : Kumarian Press, 2001Description: 272 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0855984449; 9780855984441.Subject(s): Development economics | Social aspects | Economic DevelopmentDDC classification: 361 Online resources: Amazon.com | Amazon customer reviews Summary: While NGOs have enjoyed a high profile in recent years, there are signs that their heyday is over. The spotlight has fallen on the failings of NGOs, and on the limitations in what they can achieve. The NGO sector stands accused of complacency and self-interest, on the one hand, and of being ineffectual andnirrelevant on the other. This collection, originally commissioned as a tenth anniversary issue of the journal Development in Practice , reflects on what kind of development is needed today, and on what kind of organizations are needed to spearhead this agenda. Leading NGOs, development think-tanks, universities, and civil society organisations, scholars, and activists from over 15 countries around the world ask: What model of international cooperation can deliver social and economic justice? And what does this mean for NGOs in the future?
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While NGOs have enjoyed a high profile in recent years, there are signs that their heyday is over. The spotlight has fallen on the failings of NGOs, and on the limitations in what they can achieve. The NGO sector stands accused of complacency and self-interest, on the one hand, and of being ineffectual andnirrelevant on the other. This collection, originally commissioned as a tenth anniversary issue of the journal Development in Practice , reflects on what kind of development is needed today, and on what kind of organizations are needed to spearhead this agenda. Leading NGOs, development think-tanks, universities, and civil society organisations, scholars, and activists from over 15 countries around the world ask: What model of international cooperation can deliver social and economic justice? And what does this mean for NGOs in the future?

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