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Author El-Mahdi, Rabab.

Title Empowered participation or political manipulation? : state, civil society and social funds in Egypt and Bolivia / by Rabab El-Mahdi
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 204 pages)
Series International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 120
International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 120
Contents Introduction -- Civil society, the state, neoliberalism, and social policy -- Two civil societies: history and evolution -- The Egyptian Social Fund for development: is it such a failure? -- The Bolivian Fund: is it really the model? -- Engineering consent: the de-politicization of the political
Summary Using Social Funds in Egypt and Bolivia as a microcosm, this book offers a critical examination of state-civil society relations and governance under the neoliberal model. Focusing specifically on the reconstruction of citizenship rights and participatory governance under this model
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil society -- Bolivia.
Civil society -- Egypt.
Institution building -- Bolivia -- Citizen participation.
Institution building -- Egypt -- Citizen participation.
Social planning -- Bolivia -- Citizen participation.
Social planning -- Egypt -- Citizen participation.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011018142
ISBN 1283162067
9004209409 (electronic bk.)
9004210024 (electronic bk.)
9789004209404 (electronic bk.)
9789004210028 (electronic bk.)