Books in category Political Science – NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)

  • Freedom from Poverty

    Freedom from Poverty
    Daniel P.L. Chong

    This book provides valuable concepts to human rights practitioners, political scientists, antipoverty advocates, and leaders who are serious about ending widespread privation and disease.

  • Gouvernance et appropriation locale du dĂ veloppement

    Gouvernance et appropriation locale du développement
    Jacques Fisette, Marc Raffinot

    La gouvernance repr sente l'une des plus importantes innovations conceptuelles des quinze derni res ann es dans le discours de l'aide au d veloppement. A-t-elle pour autant transform les pratiques?

  • Resource Mobilization in Gulen Inspired Hizmet

    Resource Mobilization in Gulen-Inspired Hizmet
    Sanaa El-Banna

    This scholarly book presents a case study of some of the London-based work of a social movement known as Hizmet, or the Gulen Movement.

  • International Organizations as Orchestrators

    International Organizations as Orchestrators
    Kenneth W. Abbott, Philipp Genschel, Duncan Snidal, Bernhard Zangl

    This book shows how international organizations achieve their governance goals, despite limited resources, by 'orchestrating' NGOs and other intermediaries.

  • Representations of Global Poverty

    Representations of Global Poverty
    Nandita Dogra

    This book should become the starting point for future debates on representations and global poverty that concern not just charities, international aid bodies, governments and academic institutions but all of us who live in a deeply …

  • Quakers in the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

    Quakers in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
    Nancy Gallagher

    Early efforts by peacemakers in the world's longest refugee crisis

  • Social Movement Dynamics

    Social Movement Dynamics
    Federico M. Rossi, Marisa von BĂĽlow

    This book presents an overview of new approaches to the study of social movements emerging out of Latin America, based on original and innovative analyses of the recent changes in collective action across the region.

  • Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

    Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti
    Mark Schuller

    The book shows how Haitian people were removed from any real decision-making, replaced by a top-down, NGO-dominated system of humanitarian aid, led by an army of often young, inexperienced foreign workers.

  • Voluntary Regulation of NGOs and Nonprofits

    Voluntary Regulation of NGOs and Nonprofits
    Mary Kay Gugerty, Aseem Prakash

    This volume examines a key instrument employed by nonprofits to respond to these challenges: voluntary accountability clubs. These clubs are voluntary, rule-based governance systems created and sponsored by nongovernmental actors.

  • Religions and Development

    Religions and Development
    Emma Tomalin

    This text provides a comprehensive insight into different approaches towards the understanding the relationships between religions and development studies, policy and practice.

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