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

  • Law Morality and International Armed Intervention

    Law, Morality, and International Armed Intervention
    Mourtada Deme

    No enlightened person would disagree with the values of peace, democracy, human rights, and economic development. This book, however, explores whether these goals be pursued within the current framework or outside it.

  • 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 …

  • Nonprofits and Their Networks

    Nonprofits and Their Networks
    Daniel M. Sabet

    "Finding that these organizations do have a positive impact, Daniel Sabet seeks to understand how autonomous nonprofit organizations have emerged and developed along the border.

  • 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 Bülow

    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.

  • The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization

    The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization
    Benjamin Stachursky

    By closely examining the ambivalent relationship between transnationalism and human rights organizations, Stachursky proves that transnationalization has both enabling and constraining effects on the domestic legitimacy of women’s rights …

  • 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.

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