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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 28.95
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...
- 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...