Global Civil Society Yearbook 2009

Global Civil Society Yearbook 2009

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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.Launched with a 10km march, the foruma#39;s 5000 participants subsequently take part in 90 workshops and events. ... by events throughout the city: major themes include Gulf coast reconstruction in the aftermath ofthe Katrina hurricane, militarism and ... The Taiwanese members of this non-violent meditation discipline had planned on joining human rights activities surrounding the 10th anniversary of Honganbsp;...

Title:Global Civil Society Yearbook 2009
Author:Ashwani Kumar, Jan Aart Scholte, Mary Kaldor, Marlies Glasius, Hakan Seckinelgin, Helmut K Anheier
Publisher:SAGE - 2009-05-13


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