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- ECW Press 2008; US$ 11.95
This is a true story.Marc Vachon was born in Montreal in 1963. He went from one foster home to another. He knows the injustices that the weak must suffer in any society. He knows the violence, the abuse, and the emptiness that life can offer in so-called developed countries.He dealt with it the only way possible: through drugs and crime. He turned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Non-Governmental Development Organizations have seen turbulent times over the decades; however, recent years have seen them grow to occupy high-profile positions in the fight against poverty. They are now seen as an important element of ?civil society?, a concept that has been given increasing importance by global policy makers. This book has evolved... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Through detailed analyses of major and newly available datasets, this study examines the utility of a public probity-focused approach to understanding citizen disaffection with politicians. It shows that perceptions of public probity are coherent, substantively meaningful, responsive, and, most importantly, that they do matter. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; 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...
- 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...
- 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...