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Foreign Aid

  • The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizationsby Edward S. Mihalkanin; Robert F. Gorman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations follows major new developments in the arena of human rights since its publication, including the emergence of terrorism and international responses to it; the establishment of an international criminal court; the evolution of regional human rights bodies in Africa, Europe, and Latin America;... more...

  • AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workersby Kim Scipes

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 36.99

    This book examines the themes of imperialism and empire from the perspective of the foreign policy program of organized labor in the United States. It details efforts to make real popular democracy within Labor. The author calls for American workers to join the global movement for economic and social justice and to extend globalization from 'below'... more...

  • Achieving Education for All through Public?Private Partnerships?by Pauline Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Concern for achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 has led to a focus on the role that non-state providers (NSPs) can offer in extending access and improving quality of basic services. While NSPs can help to fill a gap in provision to those excluded from state provision, recent growth in both for-profit and not-for-profit providers... more...

  • Affirmative Advocacyby Dara Z. Strolovitch

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    The United States boasts scores of organizations that offer crucial representation for groups that are marginalized in national politics, from women to racial minorities to the poor. Here, in the first systematic study of these organizations, Dara Z. Strolovitch explores the challenges and opportunities they face in the new millennium, as waning... more...

  • Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance 1983-2000by Kwame Akonor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Ghana was one of the first African countries to adopt a comprehensive IMF reform program and the one that has sustained adjustment longest. Yet, questions of Ghana's compliance - to what extent did it comply, how did it manage compliance, what patterns of non-compliance existed, and why? - have not been systematically investigated and remain poorly... more...

  • The African Human Rights Systemby Kofi Oteng Kufuor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book challenges the received scholarship on the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. The author applies economic and social theory to understanding the African Commission's dynamic treaty interpretation and the Commission's strategic manipulation of the Rules of Procedure to strengthen the African human rights system. more...

  • African Public Administrationby Moye Godwin Bongyu

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95

    This study analyzes the linkages between misgovernment, administrative environmental challenges, personnel mismanagement dysfunctions and underdevelopment. The work is at the same time descriptive, explanatory and prescriptive, providing blueprints for reforms. more...

  • The African Unionby Samuel M. Makinda; F. Wafula Okumu

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    A comprehensive examination of the work of the African Union (AU), with special emphasis on its capacity to meet the challenges of building and sustaining governance institutions and security mechanisms. Samuel Makinda and F. Wafula Okumu show how Africa and, in particular, the AU can effectively addressed the challenges of building and sustaining... more...

  • Against the Oddsby Mary Ndlovu

    Weaver Press 2012; US$ 38.95

    1978: In Rhodesia, the Internal Settlement led to the creation of a coalition government. Smith had, however, neither capitulated nor abandoned his belief in white superiority, and thousands of people fled across the countryís borders.In England, a group of missionaries, supported by the Catholic Institute for International Relations, formed a... more...

  • Aid During Conflictby Olga Oliker; Richard Kauzlarich; James Dobbins; Kurt W. Basseuner; Donald L. Sampler

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Assesses humanitarian-assistance efforts by and interaction between civilian and military providers in the early phases of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan; and evaluates relief, reconstruction, humanitarian, and humanitarian-type aid efforts in Afghanistan during the intense phase of military operations, from September 2001 to June 2002. more...