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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Crisis Caravan

    The Crisis Caravan
    Linda Polman

    In a narrative that is impassioned, gripping, and even darkly absurd, journalist Linda Polman takes us to war zones around the globe—from the NGO-dense operations in "Afghaniscam" to the floating clinics of Texas Mercy Ships proselytizing …

  • Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State

    Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State
    Rachel Laforest

    Rachel Laforest shows how members of voluntary organizations have struggled for a stronger voice in policy making and redefined their relationship to the federal government through key collaborations.

  • Global Good Samaritans

    Global Good Samaritans
    Alison Brysk

    Global Good Samaritans looks at the reasons why and how some states promote human rights internationally, arguing that humanitarian internationalism is more than episodic altruism–it is a pattern of persistent principled politics.

  • Rebalancing Society

    Rebalancing Society
    Henry Mintzberg

    Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of …

  • Global Human Rights Institutions

    Global Human Rights Institutions
    Gerd Oberleitner

    Drawing on international legal scholarship and relations literature, this title is an introduction to global human rights institutions and to the challenges and paradoxes of 'institutionalizing' human rights.

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