What Changes Occur in Society When Influential Social Actors Receive Political Rents? Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations. Their Socio-Economic, Social and Political Impact on Palestinian Society

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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10900/57206
http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-dspace-572063
Dokumentart: Dissertation
Date: 2014
Language: English
Faculty: 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Department: Politikwissenschaft
Advisor: Schlumberger, Oliver J. (Prof. Dr.)
Day of Oral Examination: 2014-07-28
DDC Classifikation: 300 - Social sciences, sociology and anthropology
320 - Political science
Keywords: Zivilgesellschaft , Rente , Kommerzialisierung , Palästina
Other Keywords: palästinensische Zivilgesellschaft
politische Renten
Nicht-Regierungsorganisationen
Non-Governmental Organizations
occupied Palestinian territories
political rents
commercialization of civil society
stabilization of the political system
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Abstract:

Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations (PNGOs) play an important role in various social and economic spheres of Palestinian society. In order to understand the ongoing changes in the NGO-sector since the end of the 1980ies, this work looks inside the “black box NGO-employees” in PNGOs which are mainly funded by external western aid. The personal data of PNGO-employees (collected in quantitative and qualitative field research in 2010-2011) are analyzed in the context of how international aid influences the particular personal situations of PNGO-employees and, by extension, how international aid which is transferred to the small number of PNGOs favored by the donors, and not to the Palestinian Authority (PA), influences the development of Palestinian society as a whole.

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