1st Edition

The Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asia
Participation and Protest in the Philippines




ISBN 9780415171403
Published May 29, 1998 by Routledge
336 Pages

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The Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asia traces the history of the emergence of NGOs in the Philippines and southeast Asia and the political factors which encouraged this. The main focus is on the period from the mid-1990s when NGOs first became a notable force in the region. It documents the complex relations between NGOs and other political actors including the state, organised religion, foreign donors, the business sector and underground insurgent groups and their impact on NGO strategy.

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Gerard Clarke is lecturer in Development Studies at the University of Wales, Swansea.