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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Funding Virtueby Marina Ottaway; Thomas Carothers

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    In recent years the United States and many other international donors have embraced civil society aid as a key tool of democracy promotion. They support thousands of NGOs around the world in the name of civil society development, investing in these organizations high hopes for fostering democratic participation and values. Funding Virtue: Civil Society... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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 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...

  • 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...

  • Inside the World Bankby Yi-Chong Xu; Patrick Weller

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This book argues that the World Bank, far from being a unitary actor, is fundamentally plural, internally fragmented and dispersed, with cascading chains of delegation, authority and controls, and with considerable discretion delegated to the staff. 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...

  • NGO Governance and Management in Chinaby Reza Hasmath; Jennifer Y. J. Hsu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As China becomes increasingly integrated into the global system there will be continuing pressure to acknowledge and engage with non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Suffice to say, without a clear understanding of the state?s interaction with NGOs, and vice versa, any political, economic and social analysis of China will be incomplete. This... more...

  • The New Leviathanby David Horowitz; Jacob Laksin

    The 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...