Civil society in Africa: The role of a catholic Parish in a Kenyan slum


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This book examines the efforts of one particular civil society organization, the human rights ministry of a Catholic parish located in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, to determine the extent to which it was able to promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law. It concludes from an analysis of the social, economic and political environment of Kibera as well as church structures, that parishioners demonstrated an observable improvement in their democratic values and behavior at a localized level, but they did not increase ...

Civil Society in Africa: The Role of a Catholic Parish in a Kenyan Slum 2013, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443852340

Unabridged edition