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3 edition of The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America found in the catalog.

The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America

by Carrie A. Meyer

  • 384 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopaedias & Reference Works,
  • Political economy,
  • Economic Development,
  • Political Science,
  • Reference,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Latin America,
  • Economics - General,
  • General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Non-governmental organizations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9601995M
    ISBN 100275966216
    ISBN 109780275966218

    Latin America's recent development performance calls for a multidisciplinary analytical tool kit. This handbook accordingly adopts a political-economy perspective to understand Latin American economies. This perspective is not new to the region; indeed, this volume consciously follows the approach pioneered by political economist Albert O. Hirschman a half century ago. In Latin America, NGOs have historical roots in the Catholic Church's fear of social unrest. In the s, the Church established Clritas, a social-assis-tance organization composed mainly of Catholic laypeople, in various countries of the region. Grad-ually, European and North American NGOs tied to the Church began channelling funds to Latin Amer-.

    NGOs and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Case Study of Haiti. An Honors Thesis Presented to the B.A in International Studies Program of The University of New Orleans In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts, with Honors in International Studies By Anna Marie Walter Pineda May Cited by: 1. Start studying Government & Economics Of Latin America Test Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    Non-Governmental Organizations and Development. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are high-profile actors in the field of international development, both as providers of services to vulnerable individuals. and communities and as campaigning policy advocates. This book provides a critical. Peter Willetts is Emeritus Professor of Global Politics at City University, London. He pioneered the study of NGOs in global politics 30 years ago. His third book on the subject, "Non-Governmental Organizations in World Politics," was published recently.


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The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America by Carrie A. Meyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Despite its great title, The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America is a disappointing book. That said, future work by this author will no doubt show more analysis and evidence of in-country research that goes beyond the offices of USAID and Yuppie by: Despite its great title, The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America is a disappointing book.

That said, future work by this author will no doubt show more analysis and evidence of in-country research that goes beyond the offices of USAID and Yuppie NGOs.3/5.

Request PDF | On Mar 1,M. Pisani and others published Book Review: The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America | Find, read and. Get this from a library. The economics and politics of NGOs in Latin America.

[Carrie A Meyer] -- Combining a political economic perspective and case studies, this book clarifies the role of Latin America's non-governmental organizations in the global community.

The explosion of NGOs in the international community --New spaces and fabrics in Latin America --From the public to the private sector --Responding to donor demands --Opportunism, entrepreneurship, and north-south transfers --Partnerships and public goods --Sharing information --Contributions to compromise and global community.

The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America Book By Carrie A. Meyer - Critical Summary. Book Review: Carrie A. Meyer, The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America, Praeger, West Port,xix + pp. The burgeoning sector of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Latin America&#;funded by Northern donors&#;is both catalyzing and responding to change, as states, market, and civil society realign in an age of information technology and Price: $ After introducing the expanding role of NGOs in the international community at large, the book explores the history of NGOs in Latin America.

It then uses case studies to examine the economics and politics of NGOs vis-a-vis information, partnerships, opportunism, entrepreneurship, and compromise with : Carrie A Meyer.

Book Review: Carrie A. Meyer, The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America, Praeger, West Port,xix + pp José Luis Méndez 1 Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations volume Author: José Luis Méndez.

'Recent literature on the resurgence of protest in Latin America may have inadvertently reinforced the divide between protest politics and electoral politics. Boulding’s first-rate analysis of NGOs’ protest activity suggests that this divide is fluid rather than fixed.

The NGO sector in South America and its use of online technology is as varied as the economies and cultures of the continent itself. Brazil, Argentina, and Chile have burgeoning NGO sectors that benefit from a growing, dependable Internet infrastructure while NGOs operating in poorer nations in South America only have limited access to the Internet or are.

This book explores the impact of Latin America s political culture on the international politics of the region. It offers a general account of traditional Iberian political culture while examining how relations among states in the hemisphere where the United States has been the central actor have evolved over time.

Jessica Rich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Co-Director of the Marquette Democracy Project. Her research and teaching specializations include Latin American politics, social movements and NGOs, state.

The role of NGOs in economics and politics NGO’s are non government organizations. They work for welfare of people without any greed of money or profit. Politicians barely do anything for the country. NGO’s are there to fill those gaps. Latin American politics as a "living museum," in which new political actors appeared on the scene, but the old ones refused to disappear.

7 Latin American NGOs are very similar. In general, they have evolved from providing charity and relief, into community organizing and local development, and more recently toward lobbying and advocacy work.

He is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue and the author of Colombia: Democracy under Assault, Second Edition (, Westview), An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development, Second Edition (with Howard J.

Wiarda), and Latin American Politics and Development, Sixth Edition (with Howard J. Wiarda). James Petras teaches sociology at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is co-author of the book Neoliberalism and Class Conflict in Latin America (Macmillan, ).

By the early s the more perceptive sectors of the neoliberal ruling classes realized that their policies were polarizing the society and provoking large-scale social discontent. The NGOs’ critics often plead that they are voices in the wilderness, waging a lonely struggle against an orthodoxy that lauds the beneficial effects of NGOs.

As Sangeeta Kamat puts it in her book, Development Hegemony: NGOs and the State in India, ‘what is clear is that the supporters of voluntary organizations far outstrip their.

Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New term comes from the fact that the predominant languages of the countries originated with the Countries:.

The end of communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union and the fall of military regimes in Latin America and Africa resulted in a substantial expansion of the numbers of NGOs in these parts.Falleti is the author of Decentralization and Subnational Politics in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, ), which earned the Donna Lee Van Cott Award for best book on political institutions from the Latin American Studies Association, and with Santiago Cunial of Participation in Social Policy: Public Health in Comparative.The Economics of Contemporary Latin America is a superb contribution to our understanding of the region's economic and social transformation.

The authors thoroughly dissect the main forces driving economic changes since the independence movements in the region, cover a lot of the scholarly research, and distill policy lessons to address continuing challenges.