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International Perspectives on Voluntary Action: Reshaping the Third Sector

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Edited By: David Lewis

256 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #86669 | ISBN: 1853835552
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #86670 | ISBN: 1853835560
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About this book

Experts consider the differences in scale and priority between various types of third sector organisation, as well as the common challenges of accountability, legitimacy, effectiveness and governance.


Contents

Part 1 Linkages and learning: building links between NGOs and CBOs in the North and South, J. Gaventa; social learning in North-South coalitions, D. Brown; the third sector in the third world, H. Anheier and L,M. Salamon. Part 2 Contrasts and complementarities: voluntary sector governance in Britain and North America, M. Harris; southern perspectives on NGOs and governance issues, Q. Baig; building NGO legitimacy in Bangladesh, S. Hashemi; the trouble with values, R. Paton; understanding NGOs as policy entrepreneurs, A. Najam; influencing policy, M. Taylor; evaluation and the voluntary sector, J. Kendall and M. Knapp; evaluation and effectiveness in NGOs, R. Riddell; advocacy and third sector organizations, A. Fowler; NGOs as value-based organizations, M. Edwards.

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