The Mass Organizations in Nicaragua: The Current Problematic and Perspectives for the Future
AbstractThe U.S. war of aggression, the priority placed on national defense, the deepening of the economic crisis, and the impact of this on people's everyday lives have all greatly influenced the mass organizations in Nicaragua and the extent, achievements, and nature of popular participation. The growing need to centralize decision-making and the drive for greater efficiency in the allocation of scarce resources have led the revolutionary government to place increasing emphasis on control, which has modified the terrain on which the mass organizations originally developed and the extent of popular participation.
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