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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
How do political ideologies and urban landscapes intersect in the context of globalization? This volume illuminates the production of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. From Sydney to Singapore, Hong Kong to Hanoi, Las Vegas to Macau, conventional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what? Who does what? Who gets what? And what do they do with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
What are the underlying causes of chronic poverty? Can ?development beyond neoliberalism? offer the strategies required to challenge such persistent forms of poverty, particularly through efforts to promote citizenship amongst poor people? Drawing on case-study evidence from Africa, Latin America and South Asia, the contributions critically examine... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
The book examines the leading role of the Quaker American Friends Service Committee in the United Nations relief program for Palestine Arab refugees in 1948-1950 in the Gaza Strip. Using archival data, oral histories, and biographical accounts, it provides a detailed look at internal decision-making in an early non-governmental organization. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Founded in 1904 by representatives of the sporting organisations of six European nations then expanding into the Americas, Asia and Africa FIFA has developed to become one of the most high profile and lucrative businesses in the global consumer and cultural industry. Recent years however have been characterised by a series of crises leaving the organisation... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 225.00
This is by far the most comprehensive one-volume compendium yet published on international organizations, far more useful and interesting than any simple directory. Clear overviews are provided of all the main organizations, including many less well known and usually ignored, interspersed with boxes of key individual and milestone events. Professionals,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
CHRISTIAN FUCHS is Professor of Social Media at the University of Westminster, a media and cultural theorist, digital media researcher, an open access journal editor (tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique, http://www.triple-c.at) and a leading media sociologist. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
An engaging explanation and unique analysis of the increased involvement of the private sector in one of the world's most influential development organizations, the United Nations Development Programme. more...
- Hurst 2012; US$ 16.99
From international NGOs to UN agencies, from donors to observers of humanitarianism, opinion is unanimous: in a context of the alleged "clash of civilizations", our "humanitarian space" is shrinking. Put another way, the freedom of action and of speech of humanitarians is being eroded due to the radicalisation of conflicts and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
The author develops an original interpretation of foreign aid by analysing it as a particular domain of international government. She demonstrates how foreign aid practices are contemporary forms of gift-giving that have made recipient countries and populations governable due to a continuously renovated and expanded debt of development . more...