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Aseem Prakash
University of Washington
Aseem Prakash is a professor in the Department of Political Science, and Walker Family Professor for the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle. Aseem Prakash received B.A. (Hons.) in economics from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi in 1986 and M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad in 1988. He received a Joint Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University, Bloomington. Prof. Prakash studies environmental policy, climate governance, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and nonprofits, and voluntary/private regulation. He is the author of Greening the Firm: The Politics of Corporate Environmentalism (Cambridge, 2000) and has co-authored several others. In addition to guest editing several journal symposia, he has published in leading journals of political science, international relations, public policy, legal studies, nonprofit studies, and business. He also contributes to public scholarship via platforms such as The Conversation, Slate, Monkey Cage, Regulatory Review, and opendemocracy.

Articles By Aseem Prakash
Why governments across the globe are cracking down on civic organisations
Posted On: 21 Dec 2017

Topics:   Political Economy

Dupuy, Ron, and Prakash contend that NGOs need to generate resources from the communities they serve. This will make them accountable to these communities and enhance their legitimacy, and incentivise local communities to step up and protect the civic sector from governmental interference.
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