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  • Representations of Global Povertyby Nandita Dogra

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 32.00

    Through the efforts of increasingly media-aware NGOs, people in the west are bombarded with images of poverty and inequality in the developing world. Representations of Poverty is the first comprehensive study of the communications and imagery used by international NGOs to represent the developing world. In this meticulously researched and original... more...

  • The Good Projectby Monika Krause

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    NGOs set out to save lives, relieve suffering, and service basic human needs. They are committed to serving people across national borders and without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, and they offer crucial help during earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, and pandemics. But with so many ailing areas in need of assistance, how do these organizations... more...

  • Inside the World Bankby Yi-Chong Xu; Patrick Weller

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This book argues that the World Bank, far from being a unitary actor, is fundamentally plural, internally fragmented and dispersed, with cascading chains of delegation, authority and controls, and with considerable discretion delegated to the staff. more...

  • Democratic Governance and Non-State Actorsby Anne-Marie Gardner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates whether international standards of good governance are applied to sub-state actors as well as to states. By examining the international response to self-determination claims, this book demonstrates that the international community does indeed hold sub-state groups accountable to such standards. Claimant groups that have internalized... more...

  • The New Leviathanby David Horowitz; Jacob Laksin

    Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 27.00

    At a time when the national political debate is about inequality and fairness, bestselling au­thor David Horowitz and coauthor Jacob Laksin have written an unsettling book about the distribu­tion of power in America. Thoroughly researched and amply documented, The New Leviathan over­turns the conventional wisdom about which end of the political spectrum... more...

  • The RAND Corporation (1989-2009)by Jean-Loup Samaan; Renuka George

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Based on a case study of the RAND Corporation, this book shows how the uncertainties of US defense policies since the fall of the USSR can be understood and accurately illustrated through an analysis of the evolution of the think tank community, and more particularly through a sociological study of the so-called "defense intellectuals" such as the... more...

  • ACHIEVING EDUCAT FOR ALL THROUGH PPby Pauline Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The book shows that the trend towards developing partnerships between non-state providers and the state has resulted in both benefits and tensions for achieving education millennium development goals. It was published as a special issue of Development in Practice . more...

  • GLOBAL IDEOLOGIES & URBAN LANDSCAPEby Manfred B. Steger; Anne McNevin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book illuminates the spread of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. This book was published as a special issue of Globalizations . more...

  • THE POLITICS OF BIOFUELSby Saturnino M. Borras Jr.; Philip McMichael; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels, land and agrarian change within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. It was published as a special issue of the Journal of Peasant Studies . more...

  • The Government of Chronic Povertyby Sam Hickey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The book assesses whether a progressive politics of poverty reduction can be forged within the current post-neoliberal moment of development It was published as a special issue of the Journal of Development Studies . more...