Domestic resource mobilization by social movement organizations in Latin America : a case study of the Abrinq Foundation for children rights of Brazil

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dc.contributor.author Coronado, Carlos
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-09T05:00:43Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-09T05:00:43Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201207092017 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/38157
dc.description.abstract The aim of this Master’s thesis is to study the feasibility and sustainability of mobilizing domestic resources to advance social movement causes in Latin America. The question is based on the understanding that Social Movement Organizations (SMO) can mobilize the resources –funds and labor- of domestic elite instances in order to favor their beneficiary bases. The thesis proposes a Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) approach and addresses various theoretical and practical concerns regarding the qualitative impact of that conception in the work of Social Movement Organizations. The specific focus of is centered on resource mobilization strategies and initiatives conducted by the SMO Abrinq Foundation for Children Rights of Brazil. The theoretical framework of this thesis is constructed upon the academic debate among different authors in the field of social movements; within this field of knowledge, the specific research areas of resource mobilization and public policy outcomes of social movements are of particular interest. This seeks to provide a pertinent conceptual structure for the analysis of the resource mobilization strategy implemented by the case study. Complementarily, literature focused on the foreign aid regime and its impact in the resource mobilization initiatives carried on by SMOs in Latin America is utilized to provide a historical context to the concept of DRM. The case study material of this research consists of documents produced by the Abrinq Foundation in which it describes and evaluates its programs, projects and institutional vision; policy documents published by the federal Executive of Brazil, accounting for compromises made within the framework of Abrinq Foundation’s programs; and interviews conceded by representative members of the Abrinq Foundation to different Brazilian media outlets. The analysis of Abrinq Foundation’s programs provides a moderately positive perspective regarding the feasibility and sustainability of a DRM approach by SMOs in Latin America.
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject.other resource mobilization
dc.subject.other Domestic Resource Mobilization
dc.subject.other Social Movement Organization
dc.subject.other foreign aid
dc.title Domestic resource mobilization by social movement organizations in Latin America : a case study of the Abrinq Foundation for children rights of Brazil
dc.type Book en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201207092017
dc.subject.ysa sosiaaliset liikkeet
dc.subject.ysa kehitysyhteistyö
dc.subject.ysa ulkomainen apu
dc.subject.ysa Latinalainen Amerikka
dc.subject.ysa Brasilia
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Yhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Social Sciences en
dc.contributor.laitos Yhteiskuntatieteiden ja filosofian laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine valtio-oppi fi
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