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  • Advancing Nonprofit Stewardship Through Self-Regulation

    Advancing Nonprofit Stewardship Through Self-Regulation
    av Christopher Corbett

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494084

    In 2004, Senators Grassley and Baucus requested that Independent Sector, the major trade organization for nonprofits in the US, convene a panel to recommend actions to strengthen nonprofit governance and ethical standards. They expressed concern tha…

  • Shifting Burdens

    Shifting Burdens
    av Shahra Razavi

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491434

    Throughout the 1990s, neoliberal reforms promoted agricultural market liberalization, privatization and decentralization in developing countries. The results, even from the World Bank's point of view, have been disappointing. The contributors to thi…

  • Just Give Money to the Poor

    Just Give Money to the Poor
    av Joseph Hanlon

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493346

    Amid all the complicated economic theories about the causes and solutions to poverty, one idea is so basic it seems radical: just give money to the poor. Despite its skeptics, researchers have found again and again that cash transfers given to signi…

  • Just Give Money to the Poor

    Just Give Money to the Poor
    av Joseph Hanlon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493339

    Amid all the complicated economic theories about the causes and solutions to poverty, one idea is so basic it seems radical: just give money to the poor. Despite its skeptics, researchers have found again and again that cash transfers given to signi…

  • More Pathways Out of Poverty

    More Pathways Out of Poverty
    av Anna Awimbo

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492295

    More Pathways Out of Poverty explores new practices in microfinance, some of them revolutionary, and draws on the success of the industry to illustrate the challenges involved in lifting clients out of poverty. Taken together, the contributions from…

  • Reducing Poverty, Building Peace

    Reducing Poverty, Building Peace
    av Coralie Bryant

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492059

    Poverty and peace, and the relationship between them, are the central challenges for our times. Arguing that reducing poverty can also build opportunities for peace, Coralie Bryant and Christina Kappaz help form the policy debate on the role of pove…

  • For the Love of God

    For the Love of God

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493070

    Local faith-based NGOs (FBOs) are a major force in international development. Almost all religious traditions call followers to charity and non-profits are often the perfect vehicles for such work. FBOs are seen as having long-term commitments to lo…

  • For the Love of God

    For the Love of God

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493087

    Local faith-based NGOs (FBOs) are a major force in international development. Almost all religious traditions call followers to charity and non-profits are often the perfect vehicles for such work. FBOs are seen as having long-term commitments to lo…

  • War and Intervention

    War and Intervention
    av Michael Bhatia

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491656

    The past decade has witnessed key developments in the nature of both war and intervention. Armed movements direct their focus on civilians, through terror, administration and propaganda. Paramilitary groups are widespread, and have diverse sources o…

  • War and Intervention

    War and Intervention
    av Michael Bhatia

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491649

    The past decade has witnessed key developments in the nature of both war and intervention. Armed movements direct their focus on civilians, through terror, administration and propaganda. Paramilitary groups are widespread, and have diverse sources o…

  • Piecing a Democratic Quilt

    Piecing a Democratic Quilt
    av Edward McMahon

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492233

    In recent years, a ""democratic entitlement"" doctrine, in which citizens have a universal right to be governed according to democratic standards, has begun to take form in international law. Acceptance of this doctrine is widely, but not fully, sha…

  • Politics of Collective Advocacy in India

    Politics of Collective Advocacy in India
    av Nandini Deo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493285

    India s vibrant civil society sector has become a powerful symbol of political participation in the country. It comprises a wealth of media organizations, caste and religion based associations, farmers groups, labor unions, social service organizati…

  • Politics of Collective Advocacy in India

    Politics of Collective Advocacy in India
    av Nandini Deo

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493278

    India s vibrant civil society sector has become a powerful symbol of political participation in the country. It comprises a wealth of media organizations, caste and religion based associations, farmers groups, labor unions, social service organizati…

  • Human Resource Development

    Human Resource Development
    av Merrick Jones

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490024

    Explores the demands placed on Human Resources Development (HRD) planners and practitioners in a globalizing world. The editors bring together an international array of HRD perspectives: integrating learning and work, the balance between on- and off…

  • Sustainable Capitalism

    Sustainable Capitalism
    av John E. Ikerd

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492066

    "Provides a discussion on achieving and maintaining a new economics of sustainability, including how social and ethical values must be reintegrated into capitalist economics"--Provided by publisher.

  • Running Out of Control

    Running Out of Control
    av Alan Hedley

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491526

    Globalization is reducing our ability to control our life chances in an increasingly interconnected world. Employing a systems-theory perspective, Hedley contends that although historically humankind has gained increasing control over its fate, the…

  • Running Out of Control

    Running Out of Control
    av Alan Hedley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491519

    Globalization is reducing our ability to control our life chances in an increasingly interconnected world. Employing a systems-theory perspective, Hedley contends that although historically humankind has gained increasing control over its fate, the…

  • Invisible Governance

    Invisible Governance
    av John Mathiason

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492202

    International public servants and their far-reaching secretariats receive little press attention when nation-states take the spotlight in significant international events, which is why author John Mathiason and others commonly refer to them as invis…

  • Creative Capacity Development

    Creative Capacity Development
    av Jenny Pearson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493292

    The development community seems constantly and restlessly in search of a singular approach that will solve poverty, unveiling new buzzwords every few years only to toss them aside. Author Jenny Pearson argues that the fundamental flaw with this syst…

  • Creative Capacity Development

    Creative Capacity Development
    av Jenny Pearson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493308

    The development community seems constantly and restlessly in search of a singular approach that will solve poverty, unveiling new buzzwords every few years only to toss them aside. Author Jenny Pearson argues that the fundamental flaw with this syst…

  • Development and Humanitarianism

    Development and Humanitarianism
    av Deborah Eade

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492394

    Humanitarian intervention invariably rubs shoulders with politics, albeit awkwardly and sometimes even with tragic results. Tensions between them take many forms, ranging from different assessments of the extent or even the existence of a crisis to…

  • Context-Sensitive Development

    Context-Sensitive Development
    av Anthony Ware

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495241

    Development is a difficult endeavor in any environment, much more so in places such as Myanmar with its "perfect storm" of extreme poverty, international sanctions, and political repression and human rights violations with concomitant conflicts with…

  • Context-Sensitive Development

    Context-Sensitive Development
    av Anthony Ware

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495234

    Development is a difficult endeavor in any environment, much more so in places such as Myanmar with its "perfect storm" of extreme poverty, international sanctions, and political repression and human rights violations with concomitant conflicts with…

  • Better Governance and Public Policy

    Better Governance and Public Policy
    av Dele Olowu

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491601

    Governance is now an important term in development policy discourse, yet its relationship to development, institutional reforms and public policy processes, and even its definition, remain ambiguous. This book brings together analysis of these issue…

  • Better Governance and Public Policy

    Better Governance and Public Policy
    av Dele Olowu

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491618

    Governance is now an important term in development policy discourse, yet its relationship to development, institutional reforms and public policy processes, and even its definition, remain ambiguous. This book brings together analysis of these issue…

  • AIDS Memoir

    AIDS Memoir
    av Catherine Wyatt-Morley

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490673

    Through a series of notes to her children, an African-American mother tells the story of how she learned she was HIV-positive and what that would eventually mean to her children, her marriage, her spiritual development and her work. Refusing to be a…

  • Civicus Global Survey of the State of Civil Society

    Civicus Global Survey of the State of Civil Society

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492448

    The second volume of the ""Civicus Global Survey of the State of Civil Society"" offers a wide-ranging analysis of key issues facing civil society worldwide with contributions from prominent researchers and civil society practitioners. Composing 23…

  • Schools in the Forest

    Schools in the Forest
    av Denis Heyck

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493513

    Beginning in the 1960s, the Brazilian government aggressively developed the Amazon, opening the rainforests up to ranchers and loggers who began clear-cutting at a rapid pace. The indigenous subsistence farmers already living in these areas either f…

  • Schools in the Forest

    Schools in the Forest
    av Denis Heyck

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493506

    Beginning in the 1960s, the Brazilian government aggressively developed the Amazon, opening the rainforests up to ranchers and loggers who began clear-cutting at a rapid pace. The indigenous subsistence farmers already living in these areas either f…

  • Nation-building Unraveled?

    Nation-building Unraveled?
    av Antonio Donini

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491809

    Using Afghanistan as a pivot, this text illustrates how emerging international ordering practices affect the role and policy of international actors such as United Nations agencies and international NGOs and their ability to generate just and social…

  • Aiding Violence

    Aiding Violence
    av Peter Uvin

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490833

    Winner of the African Studies Association's 1999 Herskovits AwardA boldly critical look at structural violence relating to the 1994 Rwanda genocideAiding Violence expresses outrage at the contradiction of massive genocide in a country considered by…

  • Immigration Debate

    Immigration Debate
    av John Isbister

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490536

    Attempts to debunk some of the myths surrounding immigrants and their place in the work force, arguing that their advantage lies in their work ethic.

  • Artisans and Fair Trade

    Artisans and Fair Trade
    av Mary Ann Littrell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493223

    After agriculture and tourism, artisan work provides the next most significant source of income in many developing countries. Yet because of its image as a 'soft' or frivolous industry, some politicians and development professionals question whether…

  • Artisans and Fair Trade

    Artisans and Fair Trade
    av Mary Ann Littrell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493216

    After agriculture and tourism, artisan work provides the next most significant source of income in many developing countries. Yet because of its image as a 'soft' or frivolous industry, some politicians and development professionals question whether…

  • Development Challenges Confronting Pakistan

    Development Challenges Confronting Pakistan
    av Anita M. Weiss

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495524

    The global scholarly community concerned with development and social transformation has identified explicit ""structural impediments"" that constrain countries' efforts to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable social development. The UNDP, in la…

  • Development Challenges Confronting Pakistan

    Development Challenges Confronting Pakistan
    av Anita M. Weiss

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495531

    The global scholarly community concerned with development and social transformation has identified explicit ""structural impediments"" that constrain countries' efforts to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable social development. The UNDP, in la…

  • Creating Credibility

    Creating Credibility
    av L. David Brown

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492639

    In many countries, civil society organizations (CSOs) are more trusted by the general public than businesses and government. Business leaders might maximize their profits at the expense of the business or its customers, and government officials migh…

  • Creating Credibility

    Creating Credibility
    av L. David Brown

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492646

    In many countries, civil society organizations (CSOs) are more trusted by the general public than businesses and government. Business leaders might maximize their profits at the expense of the business or its customers, and government officials migh…

  • Creating a Better World

    Creating a Better World

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491885

    The term 'global civil society' has become a catchphrase of our times. But efforts to define and interpret what global civil society actually is have led to ambiguity and dispute. This major work of scholarship and advocacy pierces through the gener…

  • Peace Through Health

    Peace Through Health

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492585

    We typically define and talk about wars using the language of politics, but what happens when you bring in a doctor's perspective on conflict? Can war be diagnosed like an illness? Is the concept of ""peacebuilding"" simply the extension of healthca…

  • Sustainable Livelihoods

    Sustainable Livelihoods
    av Kristin Helmore

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491328

    This work presents an approach to poverty eradication that places the priorities of the poor at the helm of development planning and action. It shifts the focus from the needs of the poor to their assets, adaptive strategies and entitlements.

  • Globalization on Trial

    Globalization on Trial
    av Farhang Rajaee

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491113

    This text challenges the conventional view that equates globalization with the expansion of the capitalist economic system. With a historical and holistic brush, the author presents a view of globalization that is multidisciplinary and multicultural.

  • Economic Life of Refugees

    Economic Life of Refugees
    av Karen Jacobsen

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492042

    "Explores the economic life of refugees in protracted situations in a variety of settings: in camps, in urban areas and in third countries in the West"--Provided by publisher.

  • Bound

    Bound
    av Scott Sernau

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491120

    An introduction to globalization. Scott Sernau unpacks aspects of economic, cultural and technological globalization with down-to-earth examples. Using the realities of an interconnected world as well as political and economic theory and history, he…

  • Zimbabwe Takes Back Its Land

    Zimbabwe Takes Back Its Land
    av Joseph Hanlon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495203

    The news from Zimbabwe is usually unremittingly bleak owing to the success of the Mugabe regime's control of information and sequestration/elimination of political opponents. Perhaps no issue has aroused such ire as the land reforms Mugabe has imple…

  • Zimbabwe Takes Back Its Land

    Zimbabwe Takes Back Its Land
    av Joseph Hanlon

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495197

    The news from Zimbabwe is usually unremittingly bleak owing to the success of the Mugabe regime's control of information and sequestration/elimination of political opponents. Perhaps no issue has aroused such ire as the land reforms Mugabe has imple…

  • Golden Fleece

    Golden Fleece
    av Antonio Donini

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494879

    The Golden Fleece delves into questions that are rarely asked and seldom answered. It examines the impact of manipulation on the effectiveness of humanitarian action. The tension between fundamental humanitarian values - the prioritisation of life-s…

  • Golden Fleece

    Golden Fleece
    av Antonio Donini

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494886

    The Golden Fleece delves into questions that are rarely asked and seldom answered. It examines the impact of manipulation on the effectiveness of humanitarian action. The tension between fundamental humanitarian values - the prioritisation of life-s…

  • Tectonic Shifts

    Tectonic Shifts

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495128

    The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti's capital on January 12, 2010 will be remembered as one of the world's deadliest disasters. The earthquake was a tragedy that gripped the nation - and the world. But as a disaster it also magnified the soc…

  • Nongovernments

    Nongovernments
    av Julie Fisher

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490741

    Provides a complete overview of the composition and types of NGOs that have emerged in recent years, describing the influence these organizations have had on political systems throughout the world and analyzing their role in sustainable development.…

  • Building Peace

    Building Peace
    av Craig Zelizer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492868

    Even though international peacebuilding has rapidly expanded in the last two decades to respond to more multi-faceted and complex conflicts, the field has lagged behind in documenting the impact and success of projects. To help address this gap, the…

  • Building Peace

    Building Peace
    av Craig Zelizer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492899

    Even though international peacebuilding has rapidly expanded in the last two decades to respond to more multi-faceted and complex conflicts, the field has lagged behind in documenting the impact and success of projects. To help address this gap, the…

  • From Political Won't to Political Will

    From Political Won't to Political Will
    av Carmen Malena

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493124

    Despite a recent wave of democratization around the world, traditional systems of representative democracy seem to be in crisis. Citizens in both the North and the South lack opportunities, rights and access to information and have expressed growing…

  • From Political Won't to Political Will

    From Political Won't to Political Will
    av Carmen Malena

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493117

    Despite a recent wave of democratization around the world, traditional systems of representative democracy seem to be in crisis. Citizens in both the North and the South lack opportunities, rights and access to information and have expressed growing…

  • NGO Leadership and Human Rights

    NGO Leadership and Human Rights
    av Richard K. Ghere

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494183

    NGO Leadership and Human Rights covers various topics of importance to those who work in development and/or advocacy organisations with human rights orientations and for undergraduate and graduate students aspiring to such careers. This book provide…

  • NGO Leadership and Human Rights

    NGO Leadership and Human Rights
    av Richard K. Ghere

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494190

    NGO Leadership and Human Rights covers various topics of importance to those who work in development and/or advocacy organisations with human rights orientations and for undergraduate and graduate students aspiring to such careers. This book provide…

  • Where Corruption Lives

    Where Corruption Lives
    av GeraldE. Caiden

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491342

    Where Corruption Lives presents an up-to-date and comprehensive global survey of the presence of official corruption in governance. It links theoretical perspectives to common practices found throughout the world, examining both liberal democracies…

  • Where Corruption Lives

    Where Corruption Lives
    av GeraldE. Caiden

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491335

    Where Corruption Lives presents an up-to-date and comprehensive global survey of the presence of official corruption in governance. It links theoretical perspectives to common practices found throughout the world, examining both liberal democracies…

  • Conflict Assessment and Peacebuilding Planning

    Conflict Assessment and Peacebuilding Planning
    av Lisa Schirch

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495791

    The fields of conflict analysis, management, resolution, prevention and transformation continue to expand beyond NGOs into university departments, religious organizations, media professionals and governments. In the years since 2001, governments aro…

  • Conflict Assessment and Peacebuilding Planning

    Conflict Assessment and Peacebuilding Planning
    av Lisa Schirch

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565495784

    The fields of conflict analysis, management, resolution, prevention and transformation continue to expand beyond NGOs into university departments, religious organizations, media professionals and governments. In the years since 2001, governments aro…

  • Orphan Care

    Orphan Care
    av Joanne Bailey

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494831

    It is estimated that there are some 140 million orphans world-wide, most of them in poorer regions. Joanne Bailey and the contributors to this volume review the socio-political context and services for the care of orphans in select middle and low-in…

  • Orphan Care

    Orphan Care
    av Joanne Bailey

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565494848

    It is estimated that there are some 140 million orphans world-wide, most of them in poorer regions. Joanne Bailey and the contributors to this volume review the socio-political context and services for the care of orphans in select middle and low-in…

  • Human Farm

    Human Farm
    av Katie Smith

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490406

    In learning how to renew their fields to provide themselves with yearly harvests, Honduran farmers also renew their spirits, leading to a new sense of community.Now available translated in Spanish as La Finca Humana.

  • Humanitarian Crises and Intervention

    Humanitarian Crises and Intervention
    av Walter C. Soderlund

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492615

    As the Cold War began to wind down in the early '90s, former colonies were besieged by a string of humanitarian crises that killed millions of people and forced many millions more to leave their homes and livelihoods. A cruel paradox was revealed: j…

  • Humanitarian Crises and Intervention

    Humanitarian Crises and Intervention
    av Walter C. Soderlund

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492622

    As the Cold War began to wind down in the early '90s, former colonies were besieged by a string of humanitarian crises that killed millions of people and forced many millions more to leave their homes and livelihoods. A cruel paradox was revealed: j…

  • Mediating Sustainability

    Mediating Sustainability
    av Jutta Blauert

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565490819

    Papers from a 1994-95 academic study group deal with sustainable agriculture and rural development, with sections on policies and actors in mediation, measurement as mediation, markets as mediation, and organizing for mediation. Specific topics incl…

  • Zones of Peace

    Zones of Peace

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492332

    This title looks at the ways people have used ""sanctuary"" throughout history and in present-day conflicts to avoid or challenge violence. Authors have practical experience in peace zones throughout Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. The notio…

  • Zones of Peace

    Zones of Peace

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492349

    This title looks at the ways people have used ""sanctuary"" throughout history and in present-day conflicts to avoid or challenge violence. Authors have practical experience in peace zones throughout Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. The notio…

  • Development NGOs and Labour Unions

    Development NGOs and Labour Unions
    av Alan Leather

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491960

    Development NGOs and trade unions have much to gain from collaborating in the pursuit of a social justice and rights agenda, yet the two sectors have traditionally tended to operate independen ly of one another. The ""another world is possible"" mov…

  • How the Aid Industry Works

    How the Aid Industry Works
    av Arjan de Haan

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492882

    International development is big business. Official global aid flows from North to South are over $100 billion annually. China and India, former aid recipients, are rapidly entering the field as aid providers themselves, and international charity is…

  • How the Aid Industry Works

    How the Aid Industry Works
    av Arjan de Haan

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492875

    Presents a basic description of what aid practices are and how they evolved. This book analyzes arguments of both proponents and opponents of aid, along with real-life examples of projects and programs in context.

  • Coping with Facts

    Coping with Facts
    av Adam Fforde

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565492684

    A key assumption in development literature, Adam Fforde argues, is that development is a predictable process with knowable solutions. As a result, the literature is characterized by a combination of great certainty and great differences of opinion.I…

  • Humanitarian Enterprise

    Humanitarian Enterprise
    av John Hammock

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491502

    International humanitarian activities have grown enormously in scale over the past ten years. A longside this greater experience, the complex links between humanitarian work and the worlds of politics and military engagement have become ever more co…