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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95
During the Cold War, the two global superpowers were able to come together to resolve many issues of transparency and common challenges, leading to a change in European and global security. The OSCE covered the area formerly occupied by NATO and the Warsaw Pact, championing the Helsinki Final Act, which became a key international instrument to encourage... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00
This book looks at the evolution of the Organization of American States (OAS) multilateralism for democracy and the lessons its experience holds for other multilateral contexts. It also tackles the theoretical challenge of bridging the traditional divide between international relations and comparative politics. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Following the traditional Scandinavian welfare state model, the Nordic/Scandinavian model has become popular as a basic concept for shaping future approaches to European social politics. This book presents a comparative discussion of the pursuit of innovation in the public sector. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book examines general Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) roles and comparative advantages in the broad fight to end global poverty, as well as roles and opportunities specific to particular Millennium Development Goals sectors. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This volume explores a variety of forms of transnational private governance where non-state actors cooperate across borders to establish rules and standards accepted as legitimate by other agents. Transnational private governance is a core feature of the devolution of power that we observe in the global realm and that is bringing about new forms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book explores UN bureaucracy and the development dysfunction it sows in four 'most different' African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and Tanzania. Wilson's original purpose for researching this book was to uncover new solutions to some of the United Nations' most vexing implementation problems. Yet, as research unfolded, it became clear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 33.95
The World Health Organization (WHO), as the United Nations specialized agency for health, has been at the centre of international health cooperation for over sixty years. With origins dating from the nineteenth century, WHO?s mandate is the attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health. The huge challenge of fulfilling this objective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95
When the athletes enter the stadium and the Olympic flame is lit, the whole world watches. Billions will continue to follow the events and to share in the athletes' joys and sorrows for the next sixteen days. Readers of this book, however, will watch forthcoming editions of the Olympic Games in a completely different light. Unlike many historical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Aims to present ideas, principles and practicalities of establishing effective social protection in Africa. This work focuses on the major shift in strategy for tackling hunger and vulnerability, from emergency responses mainly in the form of food transfers to predictable cash transfers to the chronically poorest social groups. more...
- 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...