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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This book investigates the contributions of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to policymaking at the WTO, challenging the idea that NGOs can be narrowly understood as potential 'democratic antidotes' to the imperfections of Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGOs). The book highlights the significance of interactions between states, NGOs... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 17.99
A hurricane strikes a city; terrorists attack a nation; global warming threatens the environment--such problems are too large for any one authority to solve alone. Our increasingly globalized and interconnected world calls for a new type of tri-sector leadership in which business, government and nonprofits work together in a state of permanent... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 144.95
This volume presents a comparison of the experiences of NGOs in China and Europe. The chapters on China contain the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the various types of NGOs currently active in the country. The European studies draw examples from countries in Central and Eastern Europe as well as Western Europe, and comparatively show... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95
As the preeminent international development agency for the past sixty years, the World Bank has attracted equal amounts of criticism and praise. Critics are especially quick to decry the World Bank's hypocrisy--the pervasive gaps between the organization's talk, decisions, and actions. In the wake of the Paul Wolfowitz leadership scandal in May 2006,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95
Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ?development? in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ?development? has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve people?s lives, the potential negative dimensions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
This book examines how the International Monetary Fund engages in the politics of ideas to shape domestic institutional change. Drawing on case studies from post-Soviet Central Asia, André Broome explains that how governments interpret their policy options mediates the IMF's influence over economic reform during periods of crisis and uncertainty. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 40.00
With the effects of the latest financial crisis still unfolding, this is a timely guide to the politics of international financial reform comparing the policies that the international community requested the IMF to follow in the aftermath of the Mexican, Asian, and subprime crisis. more...