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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
This book questions†the practices in the policy processes of international institutions. It looks at the formal and informal practices that are routinely undertaken as part of the structure of international policy processes, and analyses how people behave and with what outcome for international environmental governance. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In the Interest of Others develops a new theory of organizational leadership and governance to explain why some organizations expand their scope of action in ways that do not benefit their members directly. John Ahlquist and Margaret Levi document eighty years of such activism by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in the United States... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Ghana was one of the first African countries to adopt a comprehensive IMF reform program and the one that has sustained adjustment longest. Yet, questions of Ghana's compliance - to what extent did it comply, how did it manage compliance, what patterns of non-compliance existed, and why? - have not been systematically investigated and remain poorly... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 20.99
Christopher Alexander, Canadian?s former ambassador to Afghanistan, offers an inside look at Afghanistan recent history, and delivers a blueprint for transforming the troubled country into a viable nation. Alexander draws on expertise gained over five years on the ground in Afghanistan, chronicling the country?s initial successes following the Afghan... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This book explores the roles and visions foundations have of, and for, themselves in the new Europe. The leading contributors go beyond a quantitative profile of foundations in Europe, and probe deeper into their role and contributions in meeting the economic, cultural, environmental and educational needs of European societies. Includes a mapping... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) is the relationship between militaries and humanitarians. Largely conducted in post-conflict environments, CIMIC has become a key characteristic of military operations in the twenty-first century. However, the field is mostly understood through stereotype rather than clear, comprehensive analysis. The range and scope... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Filling a gap in the existing literature, this book analyzes the distinctive features of Japan?s development aid, especially technical co-operation, in comparison with other donors? aid.†Incorporating a wealth of†research, it discusses whether Japan is behind other leading donor countries in rethinking its aid policy and whether it lacks transparency,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
A study of†the international NGO advocacy for social and environmental justice, it looks at the fundamental issues of legitimacy, accountability and democracy that such activities involve and how they are manifested. It presents case studies on trade issues, labour rights, extractive industries and indigenous people in Asia and South America. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 168.00
An anthropologist among aid workers. Her objective: to study that exotic tribe, humanitarian and development workers, along with their state and non-state partners, as they "export democracy" to post-soviet countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus. Her method: to join the tribe for ten years. From New York to Alma-Ata, by way of Geneva and Baku,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Globalization and the technological revolution have forced organizations to rethink decision-making structures favouring the adoption of highly innovative practices. This book analyzes the impact of new technologies testing empowerment, engagement and democratization against the new organizational morphology of political parties and corporations. more...