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- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33
International actors, including key states like the US and organizations such as the UN, EU, African Union, and World Bank, and a range of NGOs, have long been confronted with the question of how to achieve an emancipatory form of peace. This book argues that locally negotiated peace agreements offer important navigation points for policymakers, and... more...
- Hot Books 2016; US$ 21.99
Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save ours. When insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or Big Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level lying, lawbreaking or other wrongdoingwhether it's government spying, corporate murder or scientific scandalthe public benefits enormously. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This volume presents a comparison of the experiences of NGOs in China and Europe. The chapters on China contain the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of various types of NGOs currently active in the country. The contributions on foreign NGOs in China, non-governmental think tanks, public interest legal organizations, labour related NGOs and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 43.99
Criminalized power structures (CPS) are illicit networks that profit from transactions in black markets and from criminalized state institutions while perpetuating a culture of impunity. The book articulates a typology for assessing the threats of CPS and for implementing appropriate strategies to achieve sustainable peace effectively and efficiently.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
Transmitting Rights argues that membership in Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) facilitates the diffusion of human rights standards among their member states--and that this occurs even within IGOs that have no obvious connection to human rights issues. These findings challenge us to think differently about the consequences of IGO membership. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what? Who does what? Who gets what? And what do they do with... 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...