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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
An engaging explanation and unique analysis of the increased involvement of the private sector in one of the world's most influential development organizations, the United Nations Development Programme. more...
- FUEGO 2013; US$ 4.05
Die Geschichte der Indianer ist seit der Eroberung Nordamerikas durch die Europäer eine Geschichte der Unterdrückung und Entrechtung. Die über Jahrhunderte hinweg konsequent betriebene Anti-Indianerpolitik hat zwangsläufig immer wieder Widerstand provoziert, zuletzt im Gefolge der Bürgerrechts- und Studentenbewegungen, der auf eine andere Lebensqualität... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
Conservative Brain Trust traces the rise, fall, and rise again of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI). More than that, it is the story of one of Washington's leading think tanks, what it's like to work there, how Washington works, and how AEI influences policy, including policy on the controversial Iraq War. The book... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
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...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
The book examines the leading role of the Quaker American Friends Service Committee in the United Nations relief program for Palestine Arab refugees in 1948-1950 in the Gaza Strip. Using archival data, oral histories, and biographical accounts, it provides a detailed look at internal decision-making in an early non-governmental organization. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 225.00
This is by far the most comprehensive one-volume compendium yet published on international organizations, far more useful and interesting than any simple directory. Clear overviews are provided of all the main organizations, including many less well known and usually ignored, interspersed with boxes of key individual and milestone events. Professionals,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
By highlighting the scope and limitations of local NGO agencies, this book presents a unique perspective of the relationship between peacebuilding theory and its application in practice, outlining how well-educated, well-connected local decision makers and thinkers navigate the uneven power dynamics of the international aid system. more...