NGOs can suppress rural struggles

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Although non-governmental organisations are often seen as progressive they can work to suppress the struggles of rural agrarian societies in South Africa. Kirk Helliker, Head of Department of Sociology at Rhodes University spoke from his research and showed that a relationship of dependents emerge when these NGOs engage with rural agrarian social movements. As a result of this relationship NGOs control the activities of social movements.

Click the following link to listen to his presentation: Kirk Helliker

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