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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
This book investigates whether international standards of good governance are applied to sub-state actors as well as to states. By examining the international response to self-determination claims, this book demonstrates that the international community does indeed hold sub-state groups accountable to such standards. Claimant groups that have internalized... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Based on a case study of the RAND Corporation, this book shows how the uncertainties of US defense policies since the fall of the USSR can be understood and accurately illustrated through an analysis of the evolution of the think tank community, and more particularly through a sociological study of the so-called "defense intellectuals" such as the... more...
- 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...