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Foreign Aid

  • Shaping Global Health Policyby Alexandra Kaasch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems. It highlights the importance of considering health policies across multiple scales. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Africa and the Middle Eastby Terry M. Mays

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99

    The Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Africa and the Middle East covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. more...

  • The Social Practice of Human Rightsby Joel R. Pruce

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The Social Practice of Human Rights bridges the conventional scholar-practitioner divide by focusing on the space between. In capturing this cutting edge research program, the volume proposes a perspective that motivates critical self-reflection of the strategies that drive communities dedicated to the advocacy and implementation of human rights.... more...

  • Human Rights and Universal Child Primary Educationby Fait Muedini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book focuses on all issues related to the human right of child primary education. It addresses issues of access to education, the benefits of schooling, primary education and human rights law, the role of states and NGOs towards improving enrolment rates, as well as policy recommendations. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...