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

By Jennifer Brass

Governments in the course of the constructing global have witnessed a proliferation of non-governmental, non-profit enterprises (NGOs) delivering companies 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 carrier provision, governance, and kingdom improvement within the early twenty-first century. interpreting unique surveys along interviews with public officers, NGOs and electorate, Brass lines street-level government-NGO and state-society kin in rural, city and town settings of Kenya. She examines a number of case stories of NGOs inside of Africa with the intention to exhibit how the boundary among in simple terms kingdom and non-state actors blurs, leading to a truly sluggish flip towards extra in charge and democratic public carrier management. perfect for students, foreign improvement practitioners, and scholars drawn to worldwide or foreign affairs, this distinct research offers wealthy information approximately NGO-government and citizen-state interactions in an obtainable and unique manner.

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