Decentralization, NGOs and Democratization in Bangladesh

  • Kirsten Westergaard
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


In analysing the policies of decentralization and NGO strategies as well as the potential for democratization in Bangladesh, I find the conceptual framework developed by Mouzelisl in two recent books very useful. Based on a Marxist approach, he develops new conceptual tools for the construction of a theory of the polity. The theoretical framework is based on a set of interrelated concepts constructed analogous to the mode of production concept, but on the level of the non-economic institutional spheres.


Civil Society American Political Science Association Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee Empowerment Strategy Macro Actor 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
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