Civil society can be differentiated
The differences between these
two types are significant. Click on each type to understand them
in more detail. These two types of organization often interact.
Financial and technical resources flow from NGOs to constituent
groups, and NGOs sometimes join constituent groups in public
lobbies. The boundaries between different types of groups may
not always be well defined.
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find out more?
Civil society can be
differentiated in other ways, based on its composition, or on
its functions. (See for example, a discussion on civil society