NGOs and Political Change

NGOs and Political Change

A History of the Australian Council for International Development

Authored by: Patrick Kilby orcid

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The Australian Council for International Development is the peak body of Australian international development NGOs. This book explores ACFID’s history since its founding in 1965, drawing on current and contemporary literature as well as extensive archival material.  The trends and challenges in international development are seen through the lens of an NGO peak body: from the heady optimism of the first Development Decade of the 1960s, through the growth in government support of NGOs in the 1980s, to the challenges of the 2010s. The major themes of ACFID are presented: human rights; gender justice; humanitarianism; NGO codes of conduct; and influencing government policy both broadly and as it relates to NGOs. Each of these themes is placed in a global context and in relation to what other NGO networks are doing internationally.

Details

ISBN (print):
9781925022469
ISBN (online):
9781925022476
Publication date:
Aug 2015
Imprint:
ANU Press
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/NPC.08.2015
Disciplines:
Arts & Humanities: History; Business & Economics; Social Sciences: Development Studies, Education & Training, Gender Studies, Social Policy & Administration
Countries:
Australia

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