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  • Global Economic Governance and the Development Practices of the Multilateral Development Banksby Susan Park; Jonathan R. Strand

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.10

    As pillars of the post-1945 international economic system the Regional and Sub-Regional Development Banks (RSDBs) have long been considered mini-World Banks, reiterating the policy approach of the largest official multilateral development lender in the world. The main objective of the collection is to identify what role the RSDBs play in global economic... more...

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategiesby Yumiko Yasuda

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.54

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face when conducting advocacy campaigns against such developments. ... more...

  • The United Nations as a Knowledge Systemby Nanette Svenson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.54

    This book seeks to explore how the UN has generated, warehoused, disseminated, structured, packaged, expanded, transferred and leveraged its vast resources of accumulated information and experience throughout the decades and, particularly, since the start of the 21st century with the introduction of more connective information and communications technology.... more...

  • Norm Change in International Relationsby John Karlsrud

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.36

    In recent decades there have been several constructivist scholars who have looked at how norms change in international relations. However few have taken a closer look at the particular strategies that are employed to further change, or looked at the common factors that have been in play in these processes. This book seeks to further the debates by... more...

  • Sustaining Nonprofit Performanceby Paul C. Light

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 20.99

    "The nonprofit sector survives because it has a self-exploiting work force: wind it up and it will do more with less until it just runs out. But at some point, the spring must break." America's nonprofit organizations face a difficult present and an uncertain future. Money is tight. Workloads are heavy, employee turnover is high, and charitable... more...

  • Funding Virtueby Marina Ottaway; Thomas Carothers

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    In recent years the United States and many other international donors have embraced civil society aid as a key tool of democracy promotion. They support thousands of NGOs around the world in the name of civil society development, investing in these organizations high hopes for fostering democratic participation and values. Funding Virtue: Civil Society... more...

  • The State of Nonprofit Americaby Lester M Salamon

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 36.99

    Today, America's nonprofit organizations seem caught in a force field, buffeted by four impulsesvoluntarism, professionalism, civic activism, and commercialism. Too little attention, however, has been paid to the significant tensions among these impulses. Understanding this force field and the factors shaping its dynamics thus becomes central to... more...

  • Decentralizing Governanceby G. Shabbir Cheema; Dennis A. Rondinelli

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation publication The trend toward greater decentralization of governance activities, now accepted as commonplace in the West, has become a worldwide movement. This international developmentlargely a product of globalization and democratizationis clearly one of the key... more...

  • Pathways to Nonprofit Excellenceby Paul C. Light

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    Fourth in a series of reports on the changing nature of public service in government and the nonprofit sector, Pathways to Excellence focuses on a unique survey of contemporary thinking about creating effective nonprofit organizations. Based on interviews with 250 leading thinkers from the worlds of philanthropy, scholarship, and consulting, as well... more...

  • Asia on the Moveby Mely Caballero-Anthony; Toshihiro Menju

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Globalization has led to a surge in cross-border migration, leading the number of international migrants in East Asia to more than double over the past two decades. Carefully managed migration can spark economic growth and innovation, while helping destination countries with aging populations overcome human resource constraints. However, irregular... more...