This dialogue has been a welcome opportunity to think about Amanda Murdie’s excellent new book alongside my own. Reading them together settles a number of issues and raises others. First, I think we are thankfully past the stage of questioning whether NGOs (international or domestic) are important for politics. It is clear from her work and from my own that the non-governmental organizations around the world often have a significant impact—both in the ways that advocates would expect and in more political, more complicated, and more controversial ways as well. This is a great starting point for further research.
Perspectives on Politics / Volume 14 / Issue 01 / March 2016, pp 182-183
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