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  • Tournament Approaches to Policy Reformby Clifford F. Zinnes

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    While much foreign aid achieves commendable goals, some is ineffective. In this volume, Clifford Zinnes argues that a donor's intrinsic informational limitations on the local context as well as inability to control the progress of interventions mean that lack of success is not rooting in insufficient funding but in maladapted institution designs... more...

  • Wish Grantedby Make-A-Wish® with Don Yaeger

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99

    ?Those kids are my heroes and by actively deciding to help them continue their fight with a little more hope, you?re one of my heroes, too.??Michael Jordan, from the Introduction Poignant stories from this nation?s best loved athletes include Michael Jordan, Michael Phelps, John Cena, Bethany Hamilton, Danica Patrick, Tony Hawk, the New England Patriots,... more...

  • Youth-led Developmentby David Woolcombe; Kofi Annan

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    David Woolcombe, founder of Peace Child, explains why youth is such a promising field for overseas development assistance. Many young people are happy to work as volunteers and take their wages in experiential learning rather than hard cash, making Youth-Led Development (YLD) extremely cost-effective. But even if it were more expensive, YLD is worth... more...

  • The Africa Multi-Country AIDS Program 2000-2006by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This study documents the results to which the World Bank's Multi-Country AIDS Program (MAP) financing in Africa has contributed over the last five years ("What has the MAP achieved?"). It uses extensive and detailed data from surveys and national HIV and AIDS programs from 30 MAP countries that are not usually publicly available or captured... more...

  • The Aid Triangleby Malcolm MacLachlan; Stuart C. Carr; Eilish McAuliffe

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 27.95

    The Aid Triangle focuses on the human dynamics of international aid and illustrates how the aid system incorporates power relationships, and therefore relationships of dominance. Using the concept of a triangle of dominance, justice and identity, this timely work explains how the experience of injustice is both a challenge and a stimulus to personal,... more...

  • Andrew Carnegieby James Mackay

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 31.98

    Andrew Carnegie (1835?1922) was a mass of contradictions: a radical Chartist who became a rabid capitalist, an idealist who was also a profound cynic, a committed pacifist who also played a crucial role in the opening part of the American Civil War, and a ladies? man who had to wait until his fifties (after his domineering mother died) before forming... more...

  • Beyond Fair Tradeby Mark Pendergrast

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    In 2006, prominent businessman John Darch met with a man named Wicha Promyong. That meeting led to the establishment of an equal partnership business venturea partnership that goes beyond fair trade and shows that capitalism can have a human side. Today the Doi Chaang Coffee Company?s coffee can be found across the world. Mark Pendergrast takes the... more...

  • Bürgerbeteiligung - Kinder und Jugendlicheby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 1.90

    Hauptbeschreibung Bürgerbeteiligung ist das neue Schlüsselwort im 21. Jahrhundert. Die Menschen wollen frühzeitig und aktiv in die Diskussionsprozesse und Entscheidungen gesellschaftspolitischer Ideen und Projekte eingebunden werden. Diesem Wunsch sollte in einer Demokratie von allen Seiten offen und konstruktiv begegnet werden. Für die Politik sind... more...

  • Charity and Philanthropy For Dummiesby Karl T. Muth; Michael T. S. Lindenmayer; John Kluge

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59

    The easy way to make a difference Despite tough economic times, rates of donations are on the rise. If you want to make a difference but don't know where to start, you need Charity & Philanthropy For Dummies. This is your one-stop, no-nonsense guide to charitable activities. Inside you'll find lots of strategies for philanthropic work such... more...

  • Committing to Resultsby Martha Ainsworth

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 24.99

    This evaluation assesses the development effectiveness of the World Bank's country-level HIV/AIDS assistance defined as policy dialogue, analytic work, and lending with the explicit objective of reducing the scope or impact of the AIDS epidemic. The evaluation identifies findings from this experience and makes recommendations to improve the relevance,... more...