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Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles
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Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Raymond Bryant

Abstract

This book reflects a longstanding personal interest in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and environmental struggles, focusing on the theoretical understanding around notions of moral capital and moral entrepreneurship in relation to NGOs. The importance of NGO strategic action needs to be kept in full view. Such action requires, in turn, assessment of three inter-related strategies, the first of which is that of political strategy, or the manner in which an NGO addresses its political relationships. This strategy comprises critical engagement with state agencies and constructive engagement ... More

Keywords: nongovernmental organizations, political strategy, strategic action, political relationship, financial strategy, financial autonomy, spatial dynamics, territorial dynamics, spatial economies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780300106596
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300106596.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Raymond Bryant, author