Angels of Mercy or Development Diplomats: NGOs and Foreign Aid
Tvedt, Terje


A wide sociological analysis of the NGO phenomenon, including concepts of partnership. It contributes a thorough analysis of 'civil society', details the history of the rise of NGOs within the setting of international politics and contributes a case study, thus also examining the role of donors and their policies and agendas. This a must-read book for those serious about understanding the non-profit sector, and for the scholars and critical activists committed to building a new democratic and development order.


  • Publisher: Africa World Press Inc
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Publication Place: Oxford, UK
  • Shelfmark: DEV03.2.14