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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
This book traces the recent historical shift in the policies and practises of 'development' NGOS towards increased advocacy activity as a means of achieving poverty alleviation and increased global equity and, through case studies, illustrates the impacts of the advocacy activites of a range of international NGOs at different geographical scales. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
Based on a wealth of original information and research, this book offers both a critical introduction to NGOs and a discussion of recent theoretical approaches which have either dismissed or wildly exaggerated their political significance. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
After World War II dozens of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) emerged on the global scene, committed to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people. Some focused on protecting human rights; some were dedicated to development, aimed at satisfying basic economic needs. Both approaches had distinctive methods, missions, and emphases.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Approaching the EU's international interactions from different theoretical and analytical angles, this work clearly discusses the broad spectrum of issues that surround the evolution and future of the European Union in an international context. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 25.99
An extraordinary journey alongside America?s new generation of Eagle Scouts, who are discovering their purpose and bringing the values of Scouting to the world. Over the past century, Scouts have helped to guide the course of American history. But what does Scouting and the Eagle badge mean to the Scouts of today? How will they shape the future... more...