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  • The International Monetary Fund and Latin Americaby Claudia Kedar

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 74.50

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has played a critical role in the global economy since the postwar era. But, claims Claudia Kedar, behind the strictly economic aspects of the IMF’s intervention, there are influential interactions between IMF technocrats and local economists—even when countries are not borrowing money. In The International... more...

  • Primer of GISby Francis Harvey

    Guilford Publications 2008; US$ 65.00

    This pragmatic book introduces key concepts and skills to prepare students to understand and use geographic information systems (GIS). The text thoroughly explains what geographic information is, how it is represented and analyzed, and what it communicates about human and environmental activities and events that take place on our planet. Basic principles... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Resilient Sectorby Lester M. Salamon

    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...

  • 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...