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Foreign Aid

  • Agricultural Reform in Rwandaby Chris Huggins

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    A critical, in-depth analysis of the Rwandan government’s controversial agricultural reforms.  more...

  • The League of Nationsby M. Patrick Cottrell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The League of Nations occupies a fascinating yet paradoxical place in human history. Over time, it’s come to symbolize both a path to peace and to war, a promising vision of world order and a utopian illusion, an artifact of a bygone era and a beacon for one that may still come. As the first experiment in world organization, the League played a pivotal,... more...

  • Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of Warby Harald Muller; Carsten Rauch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Great-power conflict and great-power war are still the most dangerous risks the international community is facing today. This edited volume investigates the feasibility of a modern day concert of powers as a way for managing the risk of great power conflicts in the 21st century. The volume takes its inspiration from history. The 19th century European... more...

  • Civil Society in China and Taiwanby Taru Salmenkari

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The concept of 'civil society' has often been used as a devise for differentiating China from other cultures. Though sometimes portrayed as a growing phenomenon, Chinese civil society is frequently said to be non-existent. Definitional deficiencies have, therefore, led to both a simplification and a narrow appreciation of societal developments in... more...

  • Terms for Endearmentby Jem Bendell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Business and NGOs are seen by many to be locked in a perpetual war of values and ideologies. What this book demonstrates is that the war has moved on. Many companies are now engaging with their stakeholders – even those with which they have traditionally had antagonistic relationships – as part of their strategies for improved social and environmental... more...

  • NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Cropsby Ksenia Gerasimova

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been a contentious topic for the last three decades. While there have been a number of social science analyses of the issues, this is the first book to assess the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the debate at such a wide geographic scale. The various positions, for... more...

  • Africareby Penelope Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Africare is a US-based non-profit organization specializing in development aid for Africa. It is also the oldest and largest African-American led organization in the development field. Since its founding in 1970, Africare has delivered more than $710 million in assistance through over 2,500 projects to thirty-six African countries. The organization... more...

  • Civil Society Organizations in Turbulent Timesby Linda Milbourne; Ursula Murray; Cate Evans; Truly Johnston; Alexandra Molano-Avilan; Antony Moore; Wale Olulana; Rachel Potts; Dawn Thorpe; Palmela Witter

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2017; US$ 37.95

    Why have civil society organizations become trapped in a gilded web of privatized, neo-liberal arrangements, reinforcing the systems they were established to reform? Drawing on research from diverse fields, this book aims to reawaken the critical voices that could challenge the growing inequalities and failures of current social systems. more...

  • Understanding International Sport Organisationsby Lincoln Allison; Alan Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The governance of international sport is dominated by the SINGOs (sporting international non-governmental organisations). The IOC, FIFA, IAAF and the FIA wield global influence, but how exactly do such complex organisations operate? This important book examines the rise of the SINGOs, their structures, organisational behaviour and their power in the... more...

  • Historians and Historical Societies in the Public Life of Imperial Russiaby Vera Kaplan

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    What was the role of historians and historical societies in the public life of imperial Russia? Focusing on the Society of Zealots of Russian Historical Education (1895–1918), Vera Kaplan analyzes the network of voluntary associations that existed in imperial Russia, showing how they interacted with state, public, and private bodies. Unlike most Russian... more...