NGOs, Social Capital and Community Empowerment in Bangladesh, Hardback Book

NGOs, Social Capital and Community Empowerment in Bangladesh Hardback


This pivot examines non-governmental organization (NGO) interventions in two community development initiatives, namely social capital and community empowerment, and their role in funding and formulating development frameworks in developing countries like Bangladesh.

It considers the key development discourse issues of collective action, social trust and access to knowledge, to political processes and to financial, social and natural resources.

Given the large proportion of foreign funding, NGOs and donors also increasingly face the twin challenges of demonstrating both efficient and effective delivery of services and accountability in their relationships with various stakeholders.

Reflecting on the relevance of NGOs for community development, and the merits, challenges and limitations of NGO activities, this book provides a comprehensive study of NGO participation in community development in Bangladesh and Third World countries more widely to highlight a global concern with international implications.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 155 pages, XI, 155 p.
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social issues & processes
  • ISBN: 9789811017469



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