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Making a difference? NGOs and civil society development in Russia

Crotty, J 2009, 'Making a difference? NGOs and civil society development in Russia' , Europe-Asia Studies, 61 (1) , pp. 85-108.

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Abstract

The role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the development of Russia’s civil society has been the focus of academic study since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. In light of this literature, this article aims to assess the impact of the movement that has most often been seen as very promising for Russia’s future civil society development—the environmental movement—by utilising research undertaken in Samara Oblast’ of the Russian Federation. While the results do reveal some positive contributions to civil society development in Russia, they also exhibit many similarities with other studies in the extant literature, illustrating the relative weakness of Russia’s social movements in the area of civil society development.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
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Journal or Publication Title: Europe-Asia Studies
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0966-8136
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Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2011 17:09
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:18
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/19105

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