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Title: NGOs and State in Zimbabwe: implications for civil society theory
Authors: Dorman, Sara Rich
Editors: Beckman, Bjorn
Hansson, Eva
Sjogren, Anders
Issue Date: 2001
Citation: NGOs and State in Zimbabwe: Implications for Civil Society Theory, in Civil Society and Authoritarianism in the Third World - A Conference Book
Publisher: PODSU, Stockholm University
Abstract: This chapter is based on research on Zimbabwean NGOs in the early-mid 1990s. It examines two NGO coalitions that attempted to mobilize Zimbabwean NGOs in advocacy activities. It criticizes conceptions of NGO-state relations which emphasize state-society conflict, arguing that they are often excessively bi-polar, ahistorical, and not empirically grounded. The chapter proposes that state-society relations must be understood not only in terms of the state's use of coercion, but also its construction of consent.
Keywords: Zimbabwe
civil society
structural adjustment
ISBN: 91-631-1463-1
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