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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Global South to the Rescue - Amarby Paul Amar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order ? the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military mission in Haiti; Nigeria has deployed peacekeeping troops... more...

  • Networked Governance and Transatlantic Relations: Building Bridges through Science Diplomacyby Gabriella Paár-Jákli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In today?s complex and interconnected world, scholars of international relations seek to better understand challenges spurred by intensified global communication and interaction. The complex connectedness of modern society and politics compels us to investigate the pattern of interconnections among actors who inhabit social and political spaces. ... more...

  • GAMBLING ON HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTIby Alan Kuperman; Timothy Crawford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Does humanitarian military intervention save lives as intended? Or does it perversely embolden rebels and ignite the spiral of violence that it seeks to prevent? Such questions lie at the heart of a new and lively controversy in international politics. "Gambling on Humanitarian Intervention" explores whether the emerging norm of intervention... more...

  • New Strategies for Social Innovationby Steven G Anderson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Market-based development strategies designed to help the world?s poor receive significant support from advocates, academics, governments, and the media, yet frequently the perceived success of these programs rests on carefully selected examples and one-sided, enthusiastic accounts. In practice, these approaches are often poorly defined and executed,... more...

  • Catalysing Developmentby Jan P. Pronk

    Wiley 2009; US$ 43.95

    This volume presents a state-of-the-art debate on the controversial topic of development aid. The contributors are all experts in the field of international development. Presents some challenging conclusions about the role that aid plays in catalysing, or stifling, development. Represents a wide range of different analytical perspectives. more...

  • Hope and Follyby William Preston; Edward S. Herman; Herbert I. Schiller

    University of Minnesota Press 1985; US$ 51.00

    Hope and Folly was first published in 1989. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Created in a burst of idealism after World War II, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization... more...

  • Global Citizensby Marjorie Mayo

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 34.95

    The dawn of the twenty-first century has been accompanied by an upsurge of anti-capitalist campaigning, challenging the very basis of the New World Economic order. This book sets out to explore the lessons from these experiences of social mobilisation. How can non-governmental organisations, community-based organisations and the labour and trade union... more...

  • Can NGOs Make a Difference?by Anthony J. Bebbington; Samuel Hickey; Diana C. Mitlin

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 36.95

    Can non-governmental organisations contribute to more socially just, alternative forms of development or are they destined to work at the margins of dominant development models determined by others? This book argues that NGOs must re-engage with the project of seeking alternative development futures for the world's poorest and more marginal. more...

  • Harnessing and Guiding Social Capital for Rural Developmentby Shahrukh Rafi Khan; Sajid Kazmi; Zeb Rifaqat

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This book is about the harnessing of social capital, formalized as village or community organizations, to guide and facilitate collective action for attaining poverty alleviation in particular and enhancing community well-being in general. more...