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  • Gambling on Humanitarian Interventionby 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...

  • The Press in American Politics, 1787?2012by Patrick Novotny

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    From the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and the fight for ratification of the Constitution in the pages of America's newspapers through the digital era of 24/7 information technologies and social media campaigns, this book tells the story of the press as a decisive and defining part of America's elections, parties, and political life. 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...

  • 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...

  • Failing to Protect: The UN and the Politicization of Human Rightsby Rosa Freedman

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Every year tens of millions of individuals suffer grave abuses of their human rights. These violations occur worldwide, in war-torn countries and in the wealthiest states. Despite many of the abuses being well-documented, little seems to be done to stop them from happening. The United Nations was established to safeguard world peace and security, development,... 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...

  • A Crisis in Global Institutions?by Edward Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    The legitimacy of global institutions which address security challenges is in question. The manner in which they make decisions and the interests they reflect often falls short of twenty-first century expectations and norms of good governance. Also, their performance has raised doubts about their ability to address contemporary challenges such as... 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...

  • NGOs as Advocates for Development in a Globalising Worldby Barbara Rugendyke

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    This book traces the recent growth in NGO advocacy. Barbara Rugendyke presents empirical findings about the impacts of NGO advocacy activity on the policies and practices of global and regional institutions. The research reveals the mixed successes of advocacy as a strategy for addressing the ongoing causes of poverty in developing nations. Case studies... more...