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Foreign Aid

  • Combating Criminalized Power Structuresby Michael Dziedzic

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Criminalized Power Structures: The Overlooked Enemies of Peace, articulates a typology for assessing the threats of CPS illustrated by many case studies. 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 effectively and efficiently.... 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...

  • 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...

  • NGOs in China and Europeby Yuwen Li

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume presents a comparison of the experiences of NGOs in China and Europe. The chapters on China contain the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of various types of NGOs currently active in the country. The contributions on foreign NGOs in China, non-governmental think tanks, public interest legal organizations, labour related NGOs and... more...

  • Aid Under Fireby Jessica Elkind

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 45.00

    In the aftermath of World War II, as longstanding empires collapsed and former colonies struggled for independence, the United States employed new diplomatic tools to counter unprecedented challenges to its interests across the globe. Among the most important new foreign policy strategies was development assistance -- the attempt to strengthen alliances... more...

  • The Unsettled Sectorby Analiese Richard

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    In late twentieth century Mexico, the NGO "boom" was hailed as an harbinger of social change and democratic transition, with NGOs poised to transform the relationship between states and civil society on a global scale. And yet, great as the expectations were for NGOs to empower the poor and disenfranchised, their work is rooted in much older civic... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Non-State Actorsby Bob Reinalda

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 185.00

    How do non-state actors matter in international relations? This volume recognizes three types of non-state actor: non-governmental organizations (NGOs), intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and transnational corporations. It illustrates how they play roles alongside nation-states and are interrelated in matters of international regulation and coordination.... more...