Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2596
Title: Charity to advocacy: Changing agendas of Australian NGOs
Contributor(s): Rugendyke, Barbara Anne (author); Ollif, Cathryn (author)
Publication Date: 2007
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2596
Abstract: Before the Second World War, Australian voluntary development assistance was minimal. The emergence of the voluntary aid movement in Australia, from its genesis in pre-Second World War missionary and charity agencies to the formation of development assistance organisations, is traced here. The growth in NGO activity, shifting fads in NGO priorities, the reasons for these and, in particular, the increasing priority given to advocacy activities are also documented, providing a comprehensive illustration of the historical changes which have resulted in increased prioritisation of advocacy activities by Australian NGOs.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: NGOs as Advocates for Development in a Globalising World, p. 17-43
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: Abingdon (UK) and New York (USA)
ISBN: 9780415395311
Field of Research (FOR): 160499 Human Geography not elsewhere classified
Other Links: http://www.routledge.com/books/NGOs-as-Advocates-for-Development-in-a-Globalising-World-isbn9780415395311
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=zmmgl6XQEuAC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA17
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an41498338
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