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Foreign Aid

  • Unmasking Administrative Evilby Guy Adams; Danny Balfour

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue that the tendency toward administrative evil, as... more...

  • The Policy Process in International Environmental Governanceby Sheila Aggarwal-Khan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This book questions the practices in the policy processes of international institutions. It looks at the formal and informal practices that are routinely undertaken as part of the structure of international policy processes, and analyses how people behave and with what outcome for international environmental governance. more...

  • In the Interest of Othersby John S. Ahlquist; Margaret Levi

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In the Interest of Others develops a new theory of organizational leadership and governance to explain why some organizations expand their scope of action in ways that do not benefit their members directly. John Ahlquist and Margaret Levi document eighty years of such activism by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in the United States... more...

  • Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance 1983-2000by Kwame Akonor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Ghana was one of the first African countries to adopt a comprehensive IMF reform program and the one that has sustained adjustment longest. Yet, questions of Ghana's compliance - to what extent did it comply, how did it manage compliance, what patterns of non-compliance existed, and why? - have not been systematically investigated and remain poorly... more...

  • The Long Way Backby Chris Alexander

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    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...

  • The Long Way Backby Chris Alexander

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 20.99

    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...

  • Global South to the Rescueby Paul Amar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order ? the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military mission in Haiti; Nigeria has deployed peacekeeping troops... more...

  • The NGO Factor in Africa: The Case of Arrested Development in Kenyaby Maurice N. Amutabi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The book breaks new ground in understanding the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Africa. The book historicizes NGOs using the Rockefeller Foundation as a case study, looking at its tripartite paradoxical roles as an agent of colonialism, globalization and development/underdevelopment. It deploys interdisciplinary devices to show how... more...

  • New Strategies for Social Innovationby Steven G Anderson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Market-based development strategies designed to help the world?s poor receive significant support from advocates, academics, governments, and the media, yet frequently the perceived success of these programs rests on carefully selected examples and one-sided, enthusiastic accounts. In practice, these approaches are often poorly defined and executed,... more...

  • The Politics of Foundationsby Helmut Anheier; Siobhan Daly

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the roles and visions foundations have of, and for, themselves in the new Europe. The leading contributors go beyond a quantitative profile of foundations in Europe, and probe deeper into their role and contributions in meeting the economic, cultural, environmental and educational needs of European societies. Includes a mapping... more...