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  • Red Powerby Carl-Ludwig Reichert

    FUEGO 2013; US$ 4.25

    Die Geschichte der Indianer ist seit der Eroberung Nordamerikas durch die Europäer eine Geschichte der Unterdrückung und Entrechtung. Die über Jahrhunderte hinweg konsequent betriebene Anti-Indianerpolitik hat zwangsläufig immer wieder Widerstand provoziert, zuletzt im Gefolge der Bürgerrechts- und Studentenbewegungen, der auf eine andere Lebensqualität... more...

  • UNDP's Engagement with the Private Sector, 1994-2011by Zarlasht M. Razeq

    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...

  • OccupyMedia!by Prof. Christian Fuchs

    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, and a leading media sociologist. 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...

  • The Reproach of Hungerby David Rieff

    Penguin Canada 2015; US$ 35.00

    Why have we failed to address the crisis of hunger in the twenty-first century?   In 2000 the world?s leaders and experts agreed that the eradication of hunger was the essential task for the new millennium. Yet in the last decade the prices of wheat, soya, and rice have spiraled, seen by many as the cause of the widening poverty gap and political... 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...

  • Humanitarian NGOs, (In)Security and Identityby Prof Dr Andrea Schneiker; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Increasingly humanitarian NGOs operate in the context of armed conflicts where the security risks are higher than in contexts of natural disaster. Working in Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka is particularly dangerous for humanitarians. This existential threat affects the physical existence of aid workers and the implementation... more...

  • Think Tanks and Non-Traditional Securityby Erin Zimmerman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Asian security institutions have struggled to adapt to the so-called 'non-traditional' security issues that characterise the strategic landscape of the 21st century. The resulting gaps in governance have increasingly been filled by think tanks, which have arguably begun to change the way that Asian security is governed. more...

  • Japan?s Development Assistanceby Hiroshi Kato; John Page; Yasutami Shimomura

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00

    Once the world's largest ODA provider, contemporary Japan seems much less visible in international development. However, this book demonstrates that Japan, with its own aid philosophy, experiences, and models of aid, has ample lessons to offer to the international community as the latter seeks new paradigms of development cooperation. more...