The Power and Limits of NGOs: A Critical Look at Building Democracy in Eastern Europe and Eurasia by Sarah E. Mendelson

The Power and Limits of NGOs: A Critical Look at Building Democracy in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

bySarah E. Mendelson, John K. Glenn

Kobo ebook | May 29, 2012

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Sarah E. Mendelson is a senior fellow with the Center for Strategic & International Studies Russia and Eurasia Program. She lives in Washington, DC. John K. Glenn is the executive director of the Council for European Studies at Columbia University.
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Title:The Power and Limits of NGOs: A Critical Look at Building Democracy in Eastern Europe and EurasiaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231505833

ISBN - 13:9780231505833

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Transnational Networks and NGOs in Post-Communist Societies, by Sarah E. Mendelson and John K. Glenn
2. International Actors and Women's NGOs in Poland and Hungary: The Difference They Have Made, by Patrice C. McMahon
3. Evaluating Western Assistance to Russian Women's Organizations, by James Richter
4. International Assistance and the Development of Independent Mass Media in the Czech and Slovak Republics, by Karen Ballentine
5. Western and Russian Environmental NGOs: A Greener Russia?, by Leslie Powell
6. Environmental NGOs in Kazakhstan: Democratic Goals and Non-Democratic Outcomes, by Erika Weinthal and Pauline Jones Luong
7. International Democracy Assistance In Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan: Building Civil Society From the Outside?, by Fiona B. Adamson
8. International NGOs in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Attempting to Build Civil Society, by V.P. Gagnon, Jr.
9. Conclusion: The Power and Limits of Transnational Democracy Networks in Post-Communist Societies, by Sarah E. Mendelson

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The Power and Limits of NGOs presents a serious, rigorous, and balanced analysis of the democracy assistance programs in post-communist Eurasia, and its findings and implications will have broad and long-lasting academic and policy relevance.