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1994

NGOs and the overlapping perspectives on 'civil society'

Table 1

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Table 1 of NGOs and Civil Society: Some Realities and Distortions: the challenge of 'Necessary-to-Governance Organizations' (NGOs)


NGOs
(Consultative)

Develop. NGOs
(OECD)

NGOs
(UN/DPI)

Citizens movements
(NGOs)

Voluntary
assocs.

Humanitarian
orgs.

Benevolent orgs. Charities Third sector Nonprofit
sector

Not-for-profit
sector

Social welfare org. X ? X . X X X X X X X
Disaster aid org. X X X

.

? X X X X X X
Develop. aid org. X X X X ? X X X X X X
Human rights org. X ? X ? ? ? X ? X X X
Women / Youth orgs. X ? X X X . X ? X X X
Academic socs. X . X

.

?

.

? ? ? X X
Professional socs. X

.

X

.

? . ?

.

? ? X
Interest (hobby) soc. X

.

X

.

X

.

?

.

? X X
Sport associations X . X ? X . ? ? ? X X
Parliamentarians X

.

X . . . . . ? X X
Political socs. ?

.

? . . . . . ? X X
Political lobbies ? . . . . . . . ? ? ?
Political parties ?

.

. ? . . . . ? ? X
Industry assocs. X

.

? . . . . . ? ? X
Trade assocs. X . ? . . . . . ? ? X
Cartels ? . . . . . . . . ? ?
Cooperatives X ? ? ? ? . . . ? X X
Mutual societies

.

. . . . . . . X X X
Workers unions X ? X ? ? . . . X ? X
Ethnic orgs. X

.

X X X ? . . X X X
Religious movements X ? X X X X ? ? X X X
Churches and orders X ? X

.

. ? ? ? X X X
Educational instit. . . . . . . ? ? X X X
Research instit. . . . . . . . . ? X X
Foundations ? X X . . . ? ? ? X X
Federations of orgs. X ? X . . . ? ? ? X X
Hybrid/Mixed orgs. X ? X . . . ? ? ? ? X
Electronic orgs. . . . ? ? . . . . . .
Periodicals . . . . . . . . . . .
Periodic meetings . . . . . . . . . . .
Secret societies . . . . ? . . . ? ? ?
Illegal orgs. . . . . ? . . . . . .

Crime rings / Gangs

. . . . ? . . . . . .

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