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Foreign Aid

  • The Foreign Aid Regimeby Annalisa Furia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The author develops an original interpretation of foreign aid by analysing it as a particular domain of international government. She demonstrates how foreign aid practices are contemporary forms of gift-giving that have made recipient countries and populations governable due to a continuously renovated and expanded debt of development . more...

  • Human Rights in Prisonsby Andrew M. Jefferson; Liv S. Gaborit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on participatory action research conducted in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and the Philippines, Human Rights in Prisons analyses encounters between rights-based non-governmental organisations and prisons. It explores the previously under-researched perspectives of prison staff and prisoners on their lives and relationships. more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Actionby Roger Mac Ginty; Jenny H Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 260.00

    The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries of aid and by challenging common perceptions regarding... more...

  • Depoliticising Migrationby Antoine Pécoud

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Migration has become, since the nineties, the subject of growing international discussion and cooperation. By critically analyzing the reports produced by international organisations on migration, this book sheds light on the way these actors frame migration and develop their recommendations on how it should be governed. more...

  • 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...

  • Private Development Aid in Europeby Paul Hoebink; Lau Schulpen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The authors present an overview of private development aid in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the EU as a whole. They illustrate how private aid organisations receive support as well as the relations they have with their respective governments. more...

  • Private Development Aid in Europeby Paul Hoebink; Lau Schulpen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The authors present an overview of private development aid in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the EU as a whole. They illustrate how private aid organisations receive support as well as the relations they have with their respective governments. more...

  • Failing to Protect: The UN and the Politicization of Human Rightsby Rosa Freedman

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Every year tens of millions of individuals suffer grave abuses of their human rights. These violations occur worldwide, in war-torn countries and in the wealthiest states. Despite many of the abuses being well-documented, little seems to be done to stop them from happening. The United Nations was established to safeguard world peace and security, development,... more...

  • Social Justice and Deep Participationby Paula Donnelly Roark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. more...

  • Social Justice and Deep Participationby Paula Donnelly Roark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. more...