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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • South Asia in the Worldby Ramesh Thakur; Oddny Wiggen

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 43.00

    Presents issues of particular relevance to the region, and explores the potential for improvement both in domestic and international efforts at alleviating the problems of South Asia. more...

  • The Trouble with Africaby Robert Calderisi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 25.00

    The World Bank's former spokesperson for Africa's controversial statement about who's to blame for the continent's problems... more...

  • Intervention Without Intervening?by Andrew F. Cooper; Thomas Legler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00

    This book looks at the evolution of the Organization of American States (OAS) multilateralism for democracy and the lessons its experience holds for other multilateral contexts. It also tackles the theoretical challenge of bridging the traditional divide between international relations and comparative politics. more...

  • NGOs and the Millennium Development Goalsby Jennifer Brinkerhoff; Stephen C. Smith; Hildy Teegen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    This book examines general Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) roles and comparative advantages in the broad fight to end global poverty, as well as roles and opportunities specific to particular Millennium Development Goals sectors. more...

  • Paths of Public Innovation in the Global Ageby N. Veggeland

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Following the traditional Scandinavian welfare state model, the Nordic/Scandinavian model has become popular as a basic concept for shaping future approaches to European social politics. This book presents a comparative discussion of the pursuit of innovation in the public sector. more...