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- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95
The governance of international sport is dominated by the SINGOs (sporting international non-governmental organisations). The IOC, FIFA, IAAF and the FIA wield global influence, but how exactly do such complex organisations operate? This important book examines the rise of the SINGOs, their structures, organisational behaviour and their power in the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 64.99
What was the role of historians and historical societies in the public life of imperial Russia? Focusing on the Society of Zealots of Russian Historical Education (1895?1918), Vera Kaplan analyzes the network of voluntary associations that existed in imperial Russia, showing how they interacted with state, public, and private bodies. Unlike most Russian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95
Global Environmental Institutions continues to provide the most accessible and succinct overview of the major global institutions attempting to protect the natural environment. Fully updated throughout to reflect the latest environmental issues, the second edition includes substantial new material on developments in international agreements and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Over the last thirty years, social entrepreneurship has boomed in the People?s Republic of China. Today there are hundreds of thousands of legally registered NGOs, and millions more unregistered, working in the areas of the environment, education, women?s issues, disability services, community development, LGBTQ rights, and healthcare. The rise of... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...