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- University Press of America 2012; US$ 26.99
Using the Moyen Bani Programme as an example, External Assistance or External Interference gives an analysis of a grassroots conflict and raises the issue of international NGO activities in rural development activities. This book provides the historical, economic, and political backgrounds that influenced the design and the conflict resolution.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99
This ethnographic study looks closely at women from the upper and middle classes in Kolkata, India, who work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that help empower women from all classes of society. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99
Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific, Second Edition includes a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 200 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, thematic topics and major international issues affecting the region. ... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Today America's nonprofit sector, long a critically important part of the nation's social and economic fabric, is more important than ever. Economic woes and cutbacks in public services have put additional burdens on the nonprofit sector and exacerbated the issue of facing dueling identities as not-for-profit organizations operating in a for-profit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Voluntary associations have been presented as a solution to political apathy and cynicism towards representative democracy. The authors collected in this volume, however, argue that these claims require more robust substantiation and seek to critically examine the crucial link between the associative sector and the health of democracy. Focusing on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
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 as the exclusive basis for political community and identity. This challenge 'from below' to the nation-state system is increasingly seen as promising... more...