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|Title||NGOs, Communicative Labor, and the Work of Grassroots Representation|
|Description||In this article, the author develops a critical perspective on the communicative labor of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and on the omissions and silences created by a spatial, moralizing grassroots discourse. The qualitative case study of an environmental justice NGO provides a view into the daily practices of communicative labor, including critical processes of formation. In highlighting how members actively produce and mobilize images of a grassroots constituency, Dempsey challenges the tendency to treat NGOs as authentic representatives of already-formed constituencies.|
|Authors / Editors||Dempsey, Sarah E|
|Download Citation||This citation can be downloaded in the following bibliographic database formats: Tagged; XML; BibTex||
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