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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 65.00
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 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face when conducting advocacy campaigns against such developments. ... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 20.99
"The nonprofit sector survives because it has a self-exploiting work force: wind it up and it will do more with less until it just runs out. But at some point, the spring must break." America's nonprofit organizations face a difficult present and an uncertain future. Money is tight. Workloads are heavy, employee turnover is high, and charitable... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Fourth in a series of reports on the changing nature of public service in government and the nonprofit sector, Pathways to Excellence focuses on a unique survey of contemporary thinking about creating effective nonprofit organizations. Based on interviews with 250 leading thinkers from the worlds of philanthropy, scholarship, and consulting, as well... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 36.99
Today, America's nonprofit organizations seem caught in a force field, buffeted by four impulsesvoluntarism, professionalism, civic activism, and commercialism. Too little attention, however, has been paid to the significant tensions among these impulses. Understanding this force field and the factors shaping its dynamics thus becomes central to... more...