Allies or Adversaries: NGOs and the State in Africa by Jennifer Brass

By Jennifer Brass

Governments through the constructing international have witnessed a proliferation of non-governmental, non-profit companies (NGOs) delivering prone like schooling, healthcare and piped consuming water of their territory. In Allies or Adversaries, Jennifer N. Brass explains how those NGOs have replaced the character of provider provision, governance, and kingdom improvement within the early twenty-first century. reading unique surveys along interviews with public officers, NGOs and voters, Brass strains street-level government-NGO and state-society kin in rural, city and town settings of Kenya. She examines numerous case reviews of NGOs inside Africa in an effort to reveal how the boundary among in simple terms nation and non-state actors blurs, leading to a truly gradual flip towards extra dependable and democratic public carrier management. excellent for students, overseas improvement practitioners, and scholars attracted to worldwide or overseas affairs, this special research presents wealthy information approximately NGO-government and citizen-state interactions in an obtainable and unique manner.

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