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  • 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...

  • Shaping Global Health Policyby Alexandra Kaasch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems. It highlights the importance of considering health policies across multiple scales. more...

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF)by James Raymond Vreeland

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95

    This is a clear and concise introduction to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and an overview of its debates and controversies. Where did the IMF come from? What does it do? Why do so many governments participate in its programs and what are their effects? How can we best reform this key global institution? These are some of the key questions... more...

  • NGO's and the United Nationsby Dr Kerstin Martens

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    NGOs and the United Nations reveals how NGOs have changed their interaction with the UN since the mid-1990s. It also looks at how their representation to the UN, their consultative status and their characteristic features influence their relationship with the UN. The case studies include some of the most renowned players on the international scene,... more...

  • Collaborative Grantseeking: A Guide to Designing Projects, Leading Partners, and Persuading Sponsorsby Jeremy Miner; Lynn Miner; Jerry Griffith

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 72.00

    This book offers a detailed analysis of the strategies and methodologies of successful collaborative grant writing, as well as practical guidance on the interpersonal leadership requirements of managing grantseeking projects. more...

  • Europeanization and Civil Societyby Markus Ketola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Do NGOs strengthen Turkey's efforts at Europeanization and democratization or do they use EU funding to serve other interests?This book offers a critical investigation of the relationship between Turkish NGOs and the European Union (EU) and a nuanced assessment of the opportunities and limitations to fashioning social change by funding NGOs. more...

  • Religions and Developmentby Emma Tomalin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to recognize religion as a relevant factor. This text... more...

  • The NGO Factor in Africaby Maurice N. Amutabi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The book breaks new ground in understanding the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Africa. The book historicizes NGOs using the Rockefeller Foundation as a case study, looking at its tripartite paradoxical roles as an agent of colonialism, globalization and development/underdevelopment. It deploys interdisciplinary devices to show how... more...

  • From Rio+20 to a New Development Agendaby Felix Dodds; Jorge Laguna-Celis; Liz Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit", the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for eradicating poverty, upholding human development and... more...