The Resource The Unsettled Sector : NGOs and the cultivation of democratic citizenship in rural Mexico, Analiese Richard, (ebook)

The Unsettled Sector : NGOs and the cultivation of democratic citizenship in rural Mexico, Analiese Richard, (ebook)

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The Unsettled Sector : NGOs and the cultivation of democratic citizenship in rural Mexico
Title
The Unsettled Sector
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NGOs and the cultivation of democratic citizenship in rural Mexico
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Analiese Richard
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eng
Summary
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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Midwest
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Richard, Analiese
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320.972/46091734
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non fiction
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  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Democracy
  • Neoliberalism
  • Citizenship
  • Rural development
  • Hidalgo (Mexico : State)
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adult
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The Unsettled Sector : NGOs and the cultivation of democratic citizenship in rural Mexico, Analiese Richard, (ebook)
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9780804799195
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11891499
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The Unsettled Sector : NGOs and the cultivation of democratic citizenship in rural Mexico, Analiese Richard, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799195
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891499
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891499
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MWT11891499
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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