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Global civil society yearbook 2009: poverty and activism

Kumar, Ashwani, Scholte, Jan Art, Kaldor, Mary, Glasius, Marlies, Seckinelgin, Hakan and Anheier, Helmut, eds. (2009) Global civil society yearbook 2009: poverty and activism. Global Civil Society - year books . SAGE, London, UK. ISBN 9781848600140

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Abstract

The annual Global Civil Society Yearbooks provide an indispensable guide to global civil society or civic participation and action around the world. The 2009 Yearbook explores the framings, strategies and impacts of a range of actors on poverty and its alleviation. The overarching question is to whether such actors, in pressing for poverty alleviation actually achieve anything/empower the poor, or simply aid wealthy states in maintaining the status quo. The contributors are diverse, including scholars and practitioners from India, America, the UK, Australia, Thailand, and Mali. The Global Civil Society Yearbook remains the standard work on all aspects of contemporary global civil society for activists, practitioners, students and academics alike. It is essential reading for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the key actors, forms and manifestations of global civil society around the world today.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.sagepub.com
Additional Information: © 2009 The authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Departments > Government
Research centres and groups > LSE Global Governance
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2009 08:33
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/24179/

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