The Two Faces of Civil Society: Ngos and Politics in Africa (Kumarian Press Books on International Development)

The Two Faces of Civil Society: Ngos and Politics in Africa (Kumarian Press Books on International Development) by Stephen N. Ndegwa

ISBN10: 1565490568
ISBN13: 978-1565490567
Author: Stephen N. Ndegwa
Title: The Two Faces of Civil Society: Ngos and Politics in Africa (Kumarian Press Books on International Development)
Publisher: Kumarian Pr (February 1, 1996)
Language: English
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The Two Faces of Civil Society: Ngos and Politics in Africa (Kumarian Press Books on International Development) by Stephen N. Ndegwa



A comparative study of two Kenyan NGOs, the Undugu Society of Kenya and the Green Belt Movement, demonstrates that civil society may either oppose an oppressive state or accommodate it. These examples demonstrate the disparate roles NGOs can take in the context of contemporary African politics.

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