NGO's as Advocates for Development in a Globalising World
Edited by Barbara Rugendyke
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NGO's as Advocates for Development in a Globalising World by Barbara Rugendyke
Book DescriptionThis book traces the recent growth in NGO advocacy. Barbara Rugendyke presents empirical findings about the impacts of NGO advocacy activity on the policies and practices of global and regional institutions. The research reveals the mixed successes of advocacy as a strategy for addressing the ongoing causes of poverty in developing nations. Case studies illustrate the advocacy work of Australian NGOs, of British NGOs policies about engaging with multinationals, of Oxfam International's advocacy directed at World Bank policies and NGO advocacy in the Mekong Region. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the mixed successes of advocacy as a strategy used by NGOs in attempting to address the ongoing causes of poverty in developing nations are examined. This volume is a useful aid to researchers, students and lecturers and to development practitioners interested in advocacy as a development strategy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415395304
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Traces the growth in NGO advocacy. This book presents empirical findings about the impacts of NGO advocacy activity on the policies and practices of global and regional institutions. It reveals the mixed successes of advocacy as a strategy for addressing the causes of poverty in developing nations.
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Author Biography - Barbara Rugendyke
Barbara Rugendyke is a Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia.
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