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  • The Crisis Caravanby Linda Polman

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 17.99

    A no-holds-barred, controversial exposé of the financial profiteering and ambiguous ethics that pervade the world of humanitarian aid A vast industry has grown up around humanitarian aid: a cavalcade of organizations--some 37,000--compete for a share of the $160 billion annual prize, with "fact-inflation" sometimes ramping up disaster coverage... more...

  • Red Powerby Carl-Ludwig Reichert

    FUEGO 2013; US$ 4.07

    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...

  • Conservative Brain Trustby Howard J. Wiarda

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    Chapter 1 Chapter 1. Introduction: The Call Chapter 2 Chapter 2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: An Introduction to Washington and AEI Chapter 3 Chapter 3. Into the Swim: A Jaundiced View of the Main Washington Foreign Policy Institutions Chapter 4 Chapter 4. Think Tanks and Foreign Policy Chapter 5 Chapter 5. Latin America on the Agenda: Foreign... 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$ 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...

  • The New Leviathanby David Horowitz; Jacob Laksin

    The 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$ 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...

  • The Long Way Backby Chris Alexander

    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...

  • Aid Effectiveness in Africaby Phyllis R. Pomerantz

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 32.99

    A significant contribution to the ongoing debate on aid effectiveness, this work examines the extent to which trust is present in today's aid relationships. Pomerantz offers valuable recommendations, learned in years of fieldwork and research, that have the potential to transform the way that aid agencies operate. more...

  • Elites and Governance in Chinaby Xiaowei Zang; Chien-wen Kou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading intellectuals, and opinion-makers in China and by looking beyond the top leadership, makes a significant contribution to our understanding of... more...