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- 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$ 40.95
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...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 14.99
Christopher Alexander, Canadian?s former ambassador to Afghanistan, offers an inside look at Afghanistan recent history, and delivers a blueprint for transforming the troubled country into a viable nation. Alexander draws on expertise gained over five years on the ground in Afghanistan, chronicling the country?s initial successes following the Afghan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Friesen demonstrates how transnational CSOs and NGOs can influence the context in which international political decisions are made. She shows how, by reframing the issues, the transnational campaign for the cancellation of third world debt altered the dominant discourse, shifted the agenda and thereby shaped political outcomes. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
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...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 75.50
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...