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Foreign Aid

  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)by Alan Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Founded in 1904 by representatives of the sporting organisations of six European nations then expanding into the Americas, Asia and Africa FIFA has developed to become one of the most high profile and lucrative businesses in the global consumer and cultural industry.  Recent years however have been characterised by a series of crises leaving the organisation... more...

  • Measuring and Improving Social Impactsby Marc J. Epstein; Kristi Yuthas

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    Philanthropic NGOs, foundations, and corporations face endlessly competing needs when deciding to invest or donate for maximum social impact. This book fills an enormous gap by providing a system to measure, operationalize, and improve any organization?s impact investments. more...

  • International Non-Governmental Development Organizationsby David Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Non-Governmental Development Organizations have seen turbulent times over the decades; however, recent years have seen them grow to occupy high-profile positions in the fight against poverty. They are now seen as an important element of ?civil society?, a concept that has been given increasing importance by global policy makers. This book has evolved... more...

  • Deep Fieldby Tom Bamforth

    Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    ‘Deep Field’ is a UN term for humanitarian operations that take place in extremis - amid the destruction caused by war and natural disaster. In Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief Australian aid worker Tom Bamforth takes you with him as he responds to the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid under extreme circumstances... more...

  • Global South to the Rescueby Paul Amar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Transnational Partnershipsby Marianne Beisheim; Andrea Liese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. more...

  • The Public Understanding of Political Integrityby Jonathan Rose

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Through detailed analyses of major and newly available datasets, this study examines the utility of a public probity-focused approach to understanding citizen disaffection with politicians. It shows that perceptions of public probity are coherent, substantively meaningful, responsive, and, most importantly, that they do matter. more...

  • Human Rights and the Hollow Stateby Helen J. Delfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The book investigates the beliefs about governance that determine that state structures are the most appropriate venue for international human rights actors and activists to operate. Helen Delfeld argues that those beliefs rely on a normative perception of a nation-state, not necessarily applicable to most of the post-colonial world. While most post-colonial... more...

  • Global Sport-for-Developmentby Nico Schulenkorf; Daryl Adair

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book provides a critical approach to sport-for-development, acknowledging the potential of this growing field but emphasising challenges, problems and limitations ? particularly if programs are not adequately planned, delivered or monitored. more...