The Role of the Nonprofit Sector Amid Political Change: Contrasting Approaches in the Slovak Republic

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Ruth H. DeHoog, Professor and Director of the MPA Program (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This paper focuses on the role, functions, and activities of the nonprofit sector in Slovakia from 1993 to 1998 during a critical time in the country’s development, using Salamon’s classification of the sector’s relationships with government as opposition, partner, or agent. Relying on personal interviews with participants and observers, the paper examines two key political events to illustrate these issues— the debate about the proposed Law on Foundations, and the 1998 Parliamentary elections.

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Voluntas: The Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations 14 (Sept. 2003): 263-282.
Language: English
Date: 2003
Slovakia, civil society, nonprofit sector, government–nonprofit relations, political role of nonprofits, democratization

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