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  • The Rise of Japanese NGOsby Kim D. Reimann

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Looking at domestic politics, transnational diffusion, the state?s relationship with civil society and societal actors, the book demonstrates how and why NGOs active in global issues have become more visible in Japan and are now established players in the policy making process. more...

  • Non-State Actors as Standard Settersby Anne Peters; Lucy Koechlin; Till Förster; Gretta Fenner Zinkernagel

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 126.00

    An interdisciplinary exploration of the legitimacy, accountability, authority, and effectiveness of non-state actors and standards, first published in 2009. more...

  • The Millennium Development Goals and Beyondby Dr Simon Feeny; Dr Matthew Clarke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    This book examines how international aid donors and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) can assist countries in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The book examines the progress countries have made towards the MDGs and highlights the need to tailor the goals to individual country circumstances. more...

  • Non-Governmental Human Rights Organizations in International Relationsby Peter R. Baehr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Human rights play a crucial role in today's international relations. They provide standards to which states must conform when dealing with their own citizens. Non-governmental human rights organizations remind states of their obligations in that field. Without this, human rights would have drifted to the bottom of the international agenda. more...

  • The United Nations and Human Rightsby Julie Mertus

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    The fully revised and updated second edition not only provides a complete guide to the development, structure and procedures within the UN human rights system, but also this reflects the vital changes that have occurred within the UN system. more...

  • The Gay Gamesby Caroline Symons

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95

    This book explores the significance of the Gay Games in the context of broader currents of gay and lesbian history, and addresses a wide range of key contemporary themes within sports studies, including the cultural politics of sport, the politics of difference and identity, and the rise of sporting mega-events. more...

  • From Blood Diamonds to the Kimberley Processby Franziska Bieri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    Despite its importance in international affairs, the Kimberley Process remains understudied in academia. Franziska Bieri's book provides the first comprehensive account of the Kimberley Process and is the first to reveal how NGOs have become critical actors in their own right, possessing the ability to directly influence policies, even at the level... more...

  • Globalizing Social Justiceby Jeffrey Atkinson; Martin Scurrah

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Taking Aim at the Arms Tradeby Anna Stavrianakis

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 35.95

    Taking Aim at the Arms Trade takes a critical look at the ways in which NGOs portray the arms trade as a problem of international politics and the strategies they use to effect change. Anna Stavrianakis exposes the tensions inherent in NGOs’ engagement with the arms trade and argues for a re-examination of dominant assumptions about NGOs as global... more...

  • The African Human Rights Systemby Kofi Oteng Kufuor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book challenges the received scholarship on the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. The author applies economic and social theory to understanding the African Commission's dynamic treaty interpretation and the Commission's strategic manipulation of the Rules of Procedure to strengthen the African human rights system. more...