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- International Monetary Fund 2001; US$ 5.00
In the space of just a few years, the term ?civil society? has entered the international policy vocabulary in many contexts. The IMF?s engagement with civil society organizations (CSOs) raises several broad questions: Which CSOs have been, and should be, engaged by the Fund? more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.98
From Rwanda to Afghanistan, from Sudan to Iraq, this brilliantly written and at times blackly funny work of reportage shows how the humanitarian aid industry, the media and warmongers the world over are locked in a cycle of mutual support. Drawing on her decades of first-hand experience, Linda Polman's gripping narrative introduces us to the key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.99
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is one of the most important international organizations in existence today. It contains a set of disciplines that affect the ability of governments to impose trade restrictions, and has helped to support the steady expansion of international trade since the 1950s. The WTO has been the focus of vociferous protests... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Concern for achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 has led to a focus on the role that non-state providers (NSPs) can offer in extending access and improving quality of basic services. While NSPs can help to fill a gap in provision to those excluded from state provision, recent growth in both for-profit and not-for-profit providers... more...
- 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 24.00
Globalization has led to a surge in cross-border migration, leading the number of international migrants in East Asia to more than double over the past two decades. Carefully managed migration can spark economic growth and innovation, while helping destination countries with aging populations overcome human resource constraints. However, irregular... 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.95
The trend toward greater decentralization of governance activities, now accepted as commonplace in the West, has become a worldwide movement. This international developmentlargely a product of globalization and democratizationis clearly one of the key factors reshaping economic, political, and social conditions throughout the world. Rather than the... 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Entscheidet Geld allein über den Erfolg gezielter Lobbyarbeit? Großunternehmen und ihre Verbände gelten noch längst als übermächtige und ungeschlagene Akteure, wenn es darum geht, ihre Interessen im politischen Prozess auf nationaler und europäischer Ebene durchzusetzen. Finanziell und personell unverhältnismäßig stark ausgestattet, können sie mit... more...