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  • Disasters, Risks and Revelationby Steve Matthewman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Disasters are part of the modern condition, a source of physical anxiety and existential angst, and they are increasing in frequency, cost and severity. Drawing on both disaster research and social theory, this book offers a critical examination of their causes, consequences and future avoidance. more...

  • EU Civil Societyby Håkan Johansson; Sara Kalm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This volume provides a novel and relational sociological approach to the study of EU civil society. It focuses on the interactions and interrelations between civil society actors and the forms of capital that structure the fields and sub-fields of EU civil society, through new and important empirical studies on organized EU civil society. more...

  • The EU Presence in International Organizationsby Spyros Blavoukos; Dimitris Bourantonis

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This study provides a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of the European Union presence in International Organisations (IOs). The editors seek to explore both the political and institutional implications of the EU?s interaction with IOs and the effect of the EU?s presence on the functioning of the respective IOs. The result of an international... more...

  • Financing Nonprofitsby Dennis R. Young

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 99.99

    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 Foreign Aid Regimeby Annalisa Furia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The author develops an original interpretation of foreign aid by analysing it as a particular domain of international government. She demonstrates how foreign aid practices are contemporary forms of gift-giving that have made recipient countries and populations governable due to a continuously renovated and expanded debt of development . more...

  • Gender and Social Protection in the Developing Worldby Rebecca Holmes; Nicola Jones

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Millions of pounds of international development funds are invested annually in social protection programmes to tackle poverty. Poverty is perpetuated by risk and vulnerability, much of which is gendered. Despite this, little attention has been paid to gender-sensitive policy implementation. Drawing on empirical evidence from poor households and communities... 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Civil Society 2012by Mary Kaldor; Henrietta L. Moore; LSE Global Governance; Sabine Selchow; Hertie School of Governance

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 45.00

    Activists and academics look back over ten years of 'politics from below', and ask whether it is merely the critical gaze upon the concept that has changed ? or whether there is something genuinely new about the way in which civil society is now operating. more...

  • The Good Projectby Monika Krause

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    NGOs set out to save lives, relieve suffering, and service basic human needs. They are committed to serving people across national borders and without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, and they offer crucial help during earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, and pandemics. But with so many ailing areas in need of assistance, how do these organizations... more...