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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
In 2004, Darfur, Sudan was described as the "world's greatest humanitarian crisis." Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Famine that Kills is a seminal account of that famine, and a social history of the region. In a new preface prepared for this revised edition, Alex de Waal analyzes the roots of the current... more...
- 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...
- Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
After World War II dozens of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) emerged on the global scene, committed to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people. Some focused on protecting human rights; some were dedicated to development, aimed at satisfying basic economic needs. Both approaches had distinctive methods, missions, and emphases.... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
The nature of global governance is changing, as are the standards by which we judge its legitimacy. We are witnessing a gradual and partial shift from inter-state co-operation to more complex forms of governance, involving participation by transnational actors, such as NGOs, party associations, philanthropic foundations and corporations. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
The crisis that nearly brought the world's financial house down in 2008 demonstrated clearly and powerfully that the global economy cannot work well where there is widespread deception based in deep-seated corruption and lack of accountability. Corruption and lack of accountability are also key reasons why international development assistance so often... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95
Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from Amnesty International and Oxfam to Greenpeace and Save the Children are now key players in global politics. This accessible and informative textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the significant role and increasing participation of NGOs in world politics. Peter Willetts examines the variety of different... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 47.00
The image of ?Third World Woman? victimhood is one common to discourses in Western feminism, gender and development and also the activities of NGOs. Tamsin Bradley deconstructs this through her exploration of the relationships between NGOs and the people they target, using a unique multi-disciplinary perspective focused on the interfaces between anthropology,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00
Since they were pioneered in the 1970s by Robert Keohane and others, the broad range of neoliberal institutionalist theories of international relations have grown in importance. In an increasingly globalized world, the realist and neorealist focus on states, military power, conflict, and anarchy has more and more given way to a recognition of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
How do NGOs overcome the suspicion and perception of them as Western agents? What means do they employ to convince people that, contrary to common perceptions, they are not there to "lead women astray from Islam," nor are they going to make them "shameless"? And how, in a country like Pakistan, where poverty, violence, fundamentalism, and ethnic conflict... more...