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  • International Non-Governmental Development Organizationsby David Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Non-Governmental Development Organizations have seen turbulent times over the decades; however, recent years have seen them grow to occupy high-profile positions in the fight against poverty. They are now seen as an important element of ?civil society?, a concept that has been given increasing importance by global policy makers. This book has evolved... more...

  • The Public Understanding of Political Integrityby Jonathan Rose

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Through detailed analyses of major and newly available datasets, this study examines the utility of a public probity-focused approach to understanding citizen disaffection with politicians. It shows that perceptions of public probity are coherent, substantively meaningful, responsive, and, most importantly, that they do matter. more...

  • Transnational Partnershipsby Marianne Beisheim; Andrea Liese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. more...

  • Global Activism in Food Politicsby Alana Mann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Alana Mann explores the food sovereignty campaigns of civil society organisations in Chile, Mexico and Spain in the context of their membership of global social movement La Via Campesina. more...

  • Financing Nonprofitsby Dennis R. Young

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 94.99

    Nonprofits often struggle financially, overwhelmed by the need to muster a complex combination of income streams that range from grants and government funding to gifts-in-kind and volunteer labor. Financing Nonprofits draws upon a growing body of scholarship on the economics and organizational theory of nonprofit organizations to offer a set of practically... more...

  • The World We Wantby Peter Karoff; Jane Maddox

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    In The World We Want, Peter Karoff presents a collective vision of an ideal world. The book weaves together multi-sector, multidiscipline strategies, but_in large part_it is about the power of human connection, reinforced by personal stories of motivation and the human capacity for caring. Without ignoring the institutional and cultural obstacles,... more...

  • The International Monetary Fund and Latin Americaby Claudia Kedar

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 74.50

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has played a critical role in the global economy since the postwar era. But, claims Claudia Kedar, behind the strictly economic aspects of the IMF’s intervention, there are influential interactions between IMF technocrats and local economists—even when countries are not borrowing money. In The International... more...

  • Costly Democracyby Christoph Zürcher; Carrie Manning; Kristie Evenson; Rachel Hayman; Sarah Riese; Nora Roehner

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 40.00

    Peacebuilding is an interactive process that involves collaboration between peacebuilders and the victorious elites of a postwar society. While one of the most prominent assumptions of the peacebuilding literature asserts that the interests of domestic elites and peacebuilders coincide, Costly Democracy contends that they rarely align. It reveals... more...

  • Global Civil Societyby Gideon Baker; David Chandler

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    For many commentators, global civil society is revolutionising our approach to global politics, as new non-state-based and border-free expressions of political community challenge territorial sovereignty. more...

  • Democracy and the Role of Associationsby Sigrid Rossteutscher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Focusing on the role of context and using diverse approaches and empirical material, the authors explore whether these associations in differing socio-political contexts actually undermine rather than reinvigorate democracy. more...