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Weaknesses and Capacities of Domestic NGOs

  • Murod Ismailov
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Part of the Politics and History in Central Asia book series (PSPSCA)

Abstract

This chapter first reviews some of the streams of thought regarding the state of the non-governmental sector in Uzbekistan and, based on a recent survey of NGOs, explores a number of aspects relating to the contribution, perceptions, connections and broader sociopolitical impact of Uzbekistan’s NGOs. These aspects of NGO activity happen to be often overlooked by researchers who focus instead on the ‘macro’ factors relating to the activities of these organizations, such as the political environment and legal impediments. However, without understanding the ‘inner world’ of non-governmental organizations in societies facing political and economic transformation, it is hard to examine the quality of social capital that they produce.

Keywords

Social Capital Civil Society Organizational Perspective Democratic Consolidation Democratic Reform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murod Ismailov
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  1. 1.Faculty of Social Sciences and HumanitiesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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