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Social Policy From The Grassroots

Nongovernmental Organizations In Chile, 1st Edition

By Charles Downs, Giorgio Solimano, Carlos Vergara, Luis Zuniga


219 pages

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has traditionally maintained very fruitful relationships with non-governmental organizations. The editors want to emphasize here is the significant role that these institutions play in designing and implementing programs to promote the development of children and women. This ·book is an analysis of non-go

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- The New Context of Social Policy in Chile and the Space for Non-Governmental Organizations -- Experiments in Community Education and Some Thoughts on How to Extend It on a Mass Scale -- Early Education: Children’s Needs, a Shared Responsibility -- Primary Health Care in a Local Community -- Experiences in Community Education and Health in Latin America -- Appropriate Technologies: A Way of Meeting Human Needs -- Socially Appropriate Technologies and Their Contribution to the Design and Implementation of Social Policies in Chile -- Organic Agriculture: Questions and Challenges -- Support for Income Generation in an Economy of Poverty -- Experiences in Social Action and the Design of Social Policies: Replica or Reproduction? The Case of the Learning Workshops -- Self-Sufficiency and Ways to Strengthen Institutional Aspects of Social Projects in the Non-Governmental Sector -- Toward an Evaluation of the NGO Experience in Chile: Implications for Social Policy and Future Investigation -- About the Organizations

About the Authors

Charles Downs, Giorgio Solimano

Subject Categories

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