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  • OccupyMedia!by Prof. Christian Fuchs

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    OccupyMedia! shows how Occupy activists confront capitalism and communication in a world of crisis, capitalism, surveillance and social media. more...

  • Partnerships, Power and Peacebuildingby Thushara Dibley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    By highlighting the scope and limitations of local NGO agencies, this book presents a unique perspective of the relationship between peacebuilding theory and its application in practice, outlining how well-educated, well-connected local decision makers and thinkers navigate the uneven power dynamics of the international aid system. more...

  • Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed: The MSF Experienceby Claire Magone; Michael Neuman; Fabrice Weissman

    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...

  • Aid Effectiveness in Africaby Phyllis R. Pomerantz

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 32.99

    A significant contribution to the ongoing debate on aid effectiveness, this work examines the extent to which trust is present in today's aid relationships. Pomerantz offers valuable recommendations, learned in years of fieldwork and research, that have the potential to transform the way that aid agencies operate. more...

  • Elites and Governance in Chinaby Xiaowei Zang; Chien-wen Kou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading intellectuals, and opinion-makers in China and by looking beyond the top leadership, makes a significant contribution to our understanding of... more...

  • The Government of Chronic Povertyby Sam Hickey

    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...

  • Achieving Education for All through Public?Private Partnerships?by Pauline Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Concern for achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 has led to a focus on the role that non-state providers (NSPs) can offer in extending access and improving quality of basic services. While NSPs can help to fill a gap in provision to those excluded from state provision, recent growth in both for-profit and not-for-profit providers... more...

  • Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapesby Manfred B. Steger; Anne McNevin

    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...

  • The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Changeby Saturnino M. Borras Jr.; Philip McMichael; Ian Scoones

    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...

  • FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)by Alan Tomlinson

    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...