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  • Whose Hunger?by Jenny Edkins

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 35.00

    We see famine and look for the likely causes: poor food distribution, unstable regimes, caprices of weather. A technical problem, we tell ourselves, one that modern social and natural science will someday resolve. Jenny Edkins responds to the contrary: famine in the contemporary world is not the antithesis of modernity but its symptom. A critical investigation... more...

  • The Politics of Constructing the International Criminal Courtby Michael J. Struett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book examines the political process that led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court in 2002. It accounts for the main features of the court, including its strong, independent prosecutor, by analyzing the discourse surrounding the ICC negotiations, and particularly highlights the role of human rights NGOs. more...

  • NGOs, IGOs, and the Network Mechanisms of Post-Conflict Global Governance in Microfinanceby Anna Ohanyan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Post-conflict reconstruction stretches the capacities of international institutions and they turn to NGOs to answer the challenge. This book explores how the interactions between international public institutions and NGOs have affected peacebuilding in the post-conflict situations of Bosnia, Afghanistan and Kosovo. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 140.00

    This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the legitimacy, accountability, authority, and effectiveness of non-state actors and standards. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    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$ 110.00

    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...

  • American Image in Turkeyby Giray Sadik

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 69.99

    American Image in Turkey examines the effect of American foreign policy_measured in various contours of policymaking, including military and economic aid, foreign direct investment, bilateral trade between the United States and Turkey_on Turkish public opinion toward the United States in the post-9/11 era. more...

  • From Blood Diamonds to the Kimberley Processby Franziska Bieri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    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$ 110.00

    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...