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  • Democratic Governance and Non-State Actorsby Anne-Marie Gardner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • The New Leviathanby David Horowitz; Jacob Laksin

    Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 27.00

    At a time when the national political debate is about inequality and fairness, bestselling au­thor David Horowitz and coauthor Jacob Laksin have written an unsettling book about the distribu­tion of power in America. Thoroughly researched and amply documented, The New Leviathan over­turns the conventional wisdom about which end of the political spectrum... more...

  • The RAND Corporation (1989-2009)by Jean-Loup Samaan; Renuka George

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • The Long Way Backby Chris Alexander

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Christopher Alexander, Canadian?s former ambassador to Afghanistan, offers an inside look at Afghanistan recent history, and delivers a blueprint for transforming the troubled country into a viable nation. Alexander draws on expertise gained over five years on the ground in Afghanistan, chronicling the country?s initial successes following the Afghan... more...

  • Governance and Elites 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...

  • Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Reliefby Asaf Romirowsky; Alexander H. Joffe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • International Organizationsby M. Davies; R. Woodward

    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...

  • 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...