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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to recognize religion as a relevant factor. This text provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The book breaks new ground in understanding the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Africa. The book historicizes NGOs using the Rockefeller Foundation as a case study, looking at its tripartite paradoxical roles as an agent of colonialism, globalization and development/underdevelopment. It deploys interdisciplinary devices to show how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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 backfires... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
The Press In American Politics, 1787?2012 supplies a far-reaching and fast-moving historical narrative of the decisive and defining moments in U.S. politics as told through the history of America's press, beginning from the emergence of the press in American politics during the 1787 Constitutional Convention through to 21st-century campaigning that... more...
- Results for Development Institute 2015; US$ 9.99
Improving Think Tank Management: Practical Guidance for Think Tanks, Research Advocacy NGOs, and Their Fundersdemonstrates better management is possible, cost-effective, and rewarding for leaders and funders of think tanks. The book contains contemporary and actionable best practices, case studies, templates, and strategies used by real organizations... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2001; US$ 5.00
This paper reviews some early interim and full PRSPs for countries with which the authors worked during 1999-2000 (Uganda, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mali and The Gambia). The purpose of the review is to compare and contrast how the PRSP process was established there. more...