Civil Society in a Transitional Context

  title={Civil Society in a Transitional Context},
  author={Sergej Ljubownikow and Jo Crotty},
  journal={Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly},
  pages={759 - 776}
In 2006, the Russian state sought to rein in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) by passing a law restricting their activities. This legislation drew considerable criticism at home and within the international community with regard to the development of civil society in Russia. In this article, we assess the impact of the NGO law on organizations that have received relatively little attention in the literature: Russian health and educational NGOs. The data suggest that these NGOs have… Expand
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