Weathering the Storm: Nonprofit Organization Survival Strategies in a Hostile Climate

  title={Weathering the Storm: Nonprofit Organization Survival Strategies in a Hostile Climate},
  author={Howard Lune},
  journal={Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly},
  pages={463 - 483}
  • H. Lune
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Sociology
  • Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
This study examines strategies for organizational survival among community-based nonprofit organizations operating in a political environment antithetical to their missions. Qualitative fieldwork is drawn upon to examine how syringe exchange programs in New York City manage to operate despite government hostility and the disenfranchisement of drug users from policy making. This work examines the presentation of forms chosen by the groups in question, their political machinations and… 

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