© 2007 – Routledge
400 pages | 8 B/W Illus.
This highly topical volume, with contributions from leading experts in the field, explores a variety of questions about membership based organizations of the poor. Analyzing their success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and developing countries.
Put together by a group of prestigious editors, the contributors address a range of questions, including:
This is an insightful work, that will be invaluable for students and researchers studying or working in the areas of international and development economics and development studies.
1. Introduction and Overview 2. General Principles: Survival and Success 3. Trade Unions 4. Cooperatives 5. Small Self-help Groups 6. Campaigning Organizations 7. Local Power Structures and MBOPs