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  • The Organization Ecology of Interest Communitiesby David Lowery; Darren Halpin; Virginia Gray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00

    This volume summarizes the origins and development of the organization ecology approach to the study of interest representation and lobbying, and outlines an agenda for future research. Multiple authors from different countries and from different perspectives contribute their analysis of this research program. more...

  • A Versatile American Institutionby David C. Hammack; Helmut K. Anheier

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    America's grantmaking foundations have grown rapidly over the course of recent decades, even in the face of financial and economic crises. Foundations have a great deal of freedom, enjoy widespread legitimacy, and wield considerable influence. In this book, David Hammack and Helmut Anheier follow up their edited volume, American Foundations , with... more...

  • Les O.N.G.by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

     Institutions devenues omniprésentes dans le domaine international, les O.N.G. (organisations non gouvernementales) rassemblent sous une même étiquette une multitude de structures : associations d?action humanitaire, d?aide au développement, de défense des droits de l?homme, de protection de l?environnement?  Les O.N.G. sont considérées comme des... more...

  • Voices From the Voluntary Sectorby Frederick Bird; Frances 'Westley

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; US$ 40.95

    Voices from the Voluntary Sector is a valuable resource that addresses a wide range of concerns related to the responsiveness, character, and leadership of third sector organizations. more...

  • Catalysing Development?by Jan P. Pronk

    Wiley 2009; US$ 45.95 US$ 39.82

    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 of 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...

  • Can NGOs Make a Difference?by Anthony J. Bebbington; Samuel Hickey; Diana C. Mitlin

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 36.95

    An important volume that asks whether non-governmental organisations can contribute to more socially just, alternative forms of development or if they destined to work at the margins of dominant development models determined by others. more...

  • Harnessing and Guiding Social Capital for Rural Developmentby Shahrukh Rafi Khan; Sajid Kazmi; Zeb Rifaqat

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    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...