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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • New Rights Advocacyby Paul J. Nelson; Ellen Dorsey

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • New Technology, Organizational Change and Governanceby Emmanuelle Avril; Christine Zumello

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Globalization and the technological revolution have forced organizations to rethink decision-making structures favouring the adoption of highly innovative practices. This book analyzes the impact of new technologies testing empowerment, engagement and democratization against the new organizational morphology of political parties and corporations. more...

  • Non-Governmental Organizations, Management and Developmentby David Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    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...

  • Non-Governmental Organizations in World Politicsby Peter Willetts

    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...

  • Nongovernmental Organizations in International Societyby Volker Heins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Based on a wealth of original information and research, this book offers both a critical introduction to NGOs and a discussion of recent theoretical approaches which have either dismissed or wildly exaggerated their political significance. more...

  • Philanthropy and the National Park Serviceby Jacqueline Vaughn; Hanna J. Cortner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    As the National Park Service prepares for its 2016 centennial, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the role of philanthropy and the national parks - exploring the challenges faced when working with non-profit philanthropic partners. more...

  • The Political Economy of the Egyptian Revolutionby Roberto Roccu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    Focusing on the economic reforms adopted under Mubarak, Roberto Roccu provides the first account of the deeper socio-economic dynamics that made the 2011 Egyptian revolution possible. more...

  • Post-Communist Civil Society and the Soviet Legacyby Huseyn Aliyev

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that the weakness of civil society in the post-Soviet Caucasus is a result not only of post-communist political and economic problems, but also of the effects of historical legacies. These influence both formal and informal civil societies and weaken the countries' ability to facilitate democratisation. more...