The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Analiese Richard

The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico

Stanford University Press
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In late twentieth century Mexico, the NGO boom was hailed as an harbinger of social change and democratic transition, with NGOs poised to transform the relationship between states and civil society on a global scale. And yet, great as the expectations were for NGOs to empower the poor and disenfranchised, their work is rooted in much older civic and cultural traditions. Arguably, they are just as much an accomplice in neoliberal governance. Analiese Richard seeks to determine what the growth of NGOs means for the future of citizenship and activism in neoliberal democracies, where a widening chasm between rich and poor threatens democratic ideals and institutions. Analyzing the growth of NGOs in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, from the 1970s to the present, The Unsettled Sector explores the NGOs' evolving network of relationships with donors, target communities, international partners, state agencies, and political actors. It reaches beyond the campesinos and farmlands of Tulancingo to make sense of the NGO as an institutional form. Richard argues that only if we see NGOs as they are-bridges between formal politics and public morality-can we understand the opportunities and limits for social solidarity and citizenship in an era of neoliberal retrenchment.
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The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Analiese Richard
Stanford University Press, May 2016
ISBN: 9780804799195
EAN:  9780804799195
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The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Analiese Richard
Stanford University Press, May 2016
ISBN: 9780804799195
EAN:  2370007856527
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