The Politics of Civil Society Building: European Private Aid Agencies and Democratic Transitions in Central America

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International Books, 1999 - Political Science - 416 pages
Strengthening civil society may be all the rage in the international donor community, but what does it mean in practice? This seminal work critically examines the political aspects of civil society building and the role of non-governmental development aid agencies during recent democratic transitions in Central America.

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Mixing Poverty and Democracy
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