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Foreign Aid

  • Humanitarian Intelligenceby Andrej Zwitter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book is the first to provide an overview and a practical guide to the tools and methods of data gathering and assessment, standards of measurement in humanitarian action, interpretation strategies, and operational planning tools. Short hypothetical cases and practical examples illustrate and explain the tools detailed in each chapter. more...

  • Civil Society, Peace, and Powerby David Cortright; Melanie Greenberg; Laurel Stone

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 38.99

    The case studies in this volume show the growth of civil society involvement in national, regional, and international peacebuilding policy. The focus is on multi-stakeholder, systems-based approaches to peacebuilding and security that involve diverse civil society groups, government agencies, intergovernmental organizations, and security forces.... more...

  • Criminalized Power Structuresby Michael Dziedzic

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 43.99

    Criminalized power structures (CPS) are illicit networks that profit from transactions in black markets and from criminalized state institutions while perpetuating a culture of impunity. The book articulates a typology for assessing the threats of CPS and for implementing appropriate strategies to achieve sustainable peace. more...

  • Combating Criminalized Power Structuresby Michael Dziedzic

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Criminalized power structures are the predominant spoilers of peace settlements and stability operations. This volume focuses on the means available to practitioners to cope with the challenges posed by CPS along with recommendations for improving their efficacy and an enumeration of the conditions essential for their success. more...

  • Expose, Oppose, Proposeby William K. Carroll

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 31.95

    A detailed empirical analysis of how certain NGOs develop alternative ways of organizing economic, political and social life. more...

  • Quer denken: Mascha Madörinby Stefan Howald; Bettina Dyttrich

    edition 8 2016; US$ 13.99

    "Wenn meine Mutter erzählte, war das mein erster Unterricht in feministischer Ökonomie", sagt Mascha Madörin. Anschaulich wurde ihr dabei vor Augen geführt, dass Arbeit nach Geschlechtern unterschiedlich geregelt ist und andere Zugänge zur Macht ermöglicht. Ökonomie und Feminismus haben Mascha Madörin ein Leben lang nicht losgelassen. Vielerorts hat... more...

  • Contributions of NGOs For Social Development Andhra Pradesh (Vizianagaram)by V Karanam iswa Bhushan

    Kalpaz Publications 2016; US$ 57.99

    This book is first of it's kind in adding the knowledge to the social work education. Especially to the community development workers and NGO's .It focused on the contributions of Non -Governmental organizations(NGO'S) towards social development .The book has covered the profile, policies and programmes of Non-Governmental organizations(NGO's) .It... more...

  • Choosing the Lesser Evilby Liesbet Heyse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    How do non-governmental humanitarian aid organizations initiate, terminate and extend their project activities? Humanitarian aid organizations regularly face difficult decisions about life and death in a context of serious time constraints which force them daily to select whom to help and whom not to help. Liesbet Heyse focuses on how humanitarian... more...

  • Braveheartsby Mark Hertsgaard

    Hot Books 2016; US$ 21.99

    Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save ours. When insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or Big Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level lying, lawbreaking or other wrongdoingwhether it's government spying, corporate murder or scientific scandalthe public benefits enormously. ... more...

  • The Politics of Sufferingby Nell Gabiam

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    The Politics of Suffering examines the confluence of international aid, humanitarian relief, and economic development within the space of the Palestinian refugee camp. Nell Gabiam describes the interactions between UNRWA, the United Nations agency charged with providing assistance to Palestinians since the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, and residents of three... more...