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2007-08-22 06:18:22

By Kim, Hyuk-Rae The global community is witnessing the growing importance of NGOs in local, national, and international spheres. NGOs increasingly penetrate into what had been an almost exclusive domain of the government. Transcending the territorial boundaries, they address a variety of global agendas such as the environment, grassroots development, and international security, which in turn force the state to seek partners in the civil society sector. This paper investigates the shifting...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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