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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Nongovernmental Organizations in International Societyby Volker Heins

    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...

  • NGO Accountabilityby Lisa Jordan; Peter van Tuijl

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    As the fastest growing segment of civil society, as well as featuring prominently in the global political arena, NGOs are under fire for being 'unaccountable'. But who do NGOs actually represent? Who should they be accountable to and how? This book provides the first comprehensive examination of the issues and politics of NGO accountability across... more...

  • New Rights Advocacyby Paul J. Nelson; Ellen Dorsey

    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...