approaches to the governance of state ngo relationships
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Approaches to the Governance of State-NGO Relationships

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

Approaches to the Governance of State-NGO Relationships - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 113 Views
  • Uploaded on

Approaches to the Governance of State-NGO Relationships. John Shields Department of Politics and Public Administration Ryerson University Inspire 2014: International Neighbourhood House & Settlement Conference Vancouver May 6, 2014. 1) Introduction 2) Historical Context

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Approaches to the Governance of State-NGO Relationships' - tovah


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
approaches to the governance of state ngo relationships
Approaches to the Governance of State-NGO Relationships

John Shields

Department of Politics and Public Administration

Ryerson University

Inspire 2014: International Neighbourhood House & Settlement Conference

Vancouver

May 6, 2014

slide2

1) Introduction

2) Historical Context

The Keynesian State

  • address the failures of the market, the state takes led role in providing for the health and welfare of Canadians (social security state)
slide3

Role of state-NGO also changed with this governance model

  • NGOs from paternalistic charity to partners with the state
  • The mixed social economy
slide4

Symbiotic and dynamic relationship

Key features of the relationship:

1) gov’t funding core/base

2) Funding stable and long term

3) Relationship based on trust and mutual respect

slide5

4) Nonprofit role not replace the state but to compliment its social provision role

5) But relationships ad hoc and uneven

Distinctive roles for nonprofits emerged:

  • To do good works/provide services to clients and community
slide6

2) Advocacy/voice

3) Mediation - social capital & social cohesion

4) citizenship

slide7

3) Contemporary Period

The Neoliberal State and the Marketization of Non-profit Relationships

  • Neoliberalism guided by idea of ‘government failure’ (need to shrink the state)
  • Market mechanisms to guide human action (competition and individualism)
slide8

Key features of neoliberal approach:

  • NGOs to fill gaps left by shrinking state
  • Alternative Service Delivery (ASD) use to shrink the state
  • Relationship between state and NGOs structured by New Public Management (NPM)
slide9

4) New funding regime – contract/program financing

Implications for state-nonprofit relationships:

  • Loss of nonprofit autonomy – ‘shadow civil service’
  • Vertical accountability to funders over downward and horizontal accountability
slide10

3) Competitive contract bidding

4) ‘cultural takeover’ – market and contract/business culture

5) Sector economies achieved through volunteering and cheap labour

6) Sector used rather meaningly engaged with

slide11

7) Nonprofit role reduced to ‘contracted service’ function

8) Voice role transformed into ‘special interest’ – ‘advocacy chill’

9) Mission drift/mission capture

  • Neoliberal governance runs against place-based approaches
slide12

Ware on community values vs market values

4) New Public Governance: Prospects for Reform

  • move to horizontal accountability and co-governance
  • meaningful collaborative relationships(power sharing)
  • recognize and respect advocacy voice role (example of Quebec social economy model)
slide13

Key place of funding model – sustainable and partnership based

  • flexibilities on spending, outcome focus; longer term and stability; level and quality of dollars
slide14

5) The Turn to Austerity: Back to the Future

  • Neoliberalism is back
  • The UK’s Big Society
ad