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Private Voluntary Organizations As Agents Of Development

1st Edition

By Robert F. Gorman


263 pages

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Private voluntary organizations have an increasingly important role to play in the provision of development assistance, either as alternative forms of resource flow or as channels of aid that are systematically integrated into the official intergovernmental aid system.

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction -- Reflections on Development Policy: A View from the Private Voluntary Sector -- PVOs and Development Through Basic Human Needs -- Development and the PVO: Incentives for Participation -- The Domestic Environment of AID-Registered PVOs: Characteristics and Impact -- U.S. and Canadian PVOs As Transnational Development Institutions -- Voluntary Agencies and the Promotion of Enterprise -- Making PVOs Count More: A Proposal -- Appropriate Administration: Creating A 'Space' Where Local Initiative and Voluntarism Can Grow -- Conclusion

About the Author

Robert F. Gorman

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General