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Foreign Aid

  • 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...

  • Partnerships, Power and Peacebuildingby Thushara Dibley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    By highlighting the scope and limitations of local NGO agencies, this book presents a unique perspective of the relationship between peacebuilding theory and its application in practice, outlining how well-educated, well-connected local decision makers and thinkers navigate the uneven power dynamics of the international aid system. more...

  • Learning and Education in Developing Countriesby Daniel A. Wagner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This comprehensive and up-to-date review of learning and educational quality in developing countries, written by 16 highly knowledgeable specialists from around the world, provides policymakers and researchers accessible perspectives with the Millennium Development Goals in mind. more...

  • Child Sponsorshipby Brad Watson; Matthew Clarke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book reviews the remarkable growth, diversity and challenges of child sponsorship. It features the latest progress in child sponsorship practice and necessary tensions experienced by some organisations as they seek to maximise impact. more...

  • UNDP's Engagement with the Private Sector, 1994-2011by Zarlasht M. Razeq

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    An engaging explanation and unique analysis of the increased involvement of the private sector in one of the world's most influential development organizations, the United Nations Development Programme. more...

  • Growing Up in Povertyby Michael Bourdillon; Jo Boyden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book presents the latest evidence from Young Lives, a unique international study of children and poverty. It shows how the persistence of inequality amid general economic growth is leaving some extremely poor children behind, despite the promises of the Millennium Development Goals. more...

  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology Help the Vulnerableby Walter Reichman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    Industrial and Organizational Psychology Help the Vulnerable documents a new direction for industrial and organizational psychology. The chapters are written by psychologists who have used the methods, procedures and theories of industrial and organizational psychology to help the vulnerable people of the world. more...

  • The Good Projectby Monika Krause

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    NGOs set out to save lives, relieve suffering, and service basic human needs. They are committed to serving people across national borders and without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, and they offer crucial help during earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, and pandemics. But with so many ailing areas in need of assistance, how do these organizations... more...

  • GAMBLING ON HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTIby Alan Kuperman; Timothy Crawford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Does humanitarian military intervention save lives as intended? Or does it perversely embolden rebels and ignite the spiral of violence that it seeks to prevent? Such questions lie at the heart of a new and lively controversy in international politics. "Gambling on Humanitarian Intervention" explores whether the emerging norm of intervention... more...

  • International Organizationsby M. Davies; R. Woodward

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 225.00

    ‘This is by far the most comprehensive one-volume compendium yet published on international organizations, far more useful and interesting than any simple directory. Clear overviews are provided of all the main organizations, including many less well known and usually ignored, interspersed with boxes of key individual and milestone events. Professionals,... more...