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- 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.99
A Brookings Institution Press and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation publication The trend toward greater decentralization of governance activities, now accepted as commonplace in the West, has become a worldwide movement. This international developmentlargely a product of globalization and democratizationis clearly one of the key... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Globalization has led to a surge in cross-border migration, leading the number of international migrants in East Asia to more than double over the past two decades. Carefully managed migration can spark economic growth and innovation, while helping destination countries with aging populations overcome human resource constraints. However, irregular... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95
This book presents an overview of new approaches to the study of social movements emerging out of Latin America, based on original and innovative analyses of the recent changes in collective action across the region. Over the past decade, new repertoires of contention have emerged in parallel to changes in the configuration of actors, in previously... 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. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99
Criminalized power structures are the predominant spoilers of peace settlements and stability operations. This volume focuses on the means available to practitioners to cope with the challenges posed by CPS along with recommendations for improving their efficacy and an enumeration of the conditions essential for their success. more...
- edition 8 2016; US$ 13.99
"Wenn meine Mutter erzählte, war das mein erster Unterricht in feministischer Ökonomie", sagt Mascha Madörin. Anschaulich wurde ihr dabei vor Augen geführt, dass Arbeit nach Geschlechtern unterschiedlich geregelt ist und andere Zugänge zur Macht ermöglicht. Ökonomie und Feminismus haben Mascha Madörin ein Leben lang nicht losgelassen. Vielerorts hat... more...