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NGOs under Pressure in Partial Democracies Carolijn Terwindt

NGOs under Pressure in Partial Democracies

Carolijn Terwindt

Published August 13th 2014
ISBN : 9780230368347
Hardcover
256 pages
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Over the past decade, international human rights organizations and think tanks have expressed a growing concern that the space of civil society organizations around the world is under pressure. This book examines the pressures experienced by NGOs inMoreOver the past decade, international human rights organizations and think tanks have expressed a growing concern that the space of civil society organizations around the world is under pressure. This book examines the pressures experienced by NGOs in four partial democracies: Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia and the Philippines. Based on fieldwork, it analyzes the complex processes of shrinking political space and the ways NGOs and grassroots organizations try to defend and reclaim their space.