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The Authority TrapStrategic Choices of International NGOs

The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite public favorability towards international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), most of these groups toil in total obscurity. A very few INGOs, active in human rights promotion, ... More

Brutality in an Age of Human RightsActivism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brian Drohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714658
eISBN:
9781501714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This study seeks to bring international histories of human rights into closer dialogue with military histories of insurgent movements and counterinsurgency warfare. Both military historians and ... More

Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Abbey Steele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Civilian displacement is a regular, massive feature of civil war violence. This book provides a new way to think about displacement, by connecting it to how armed groups target violence against ... More

The Development DanceHow Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

The Development Dance: How Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

Haley J. Swedlund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712876
eISBN:
9781501709784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Development Dance is about how donor countries and recipient governments negotiate the delivery of foreign aid. The book provides a conceptual framework for understanding donor-government ... More

The End of Grand StrategyUS Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Policy makers and pundits debate the utility and desirability of various forms of grand strategy. They advocate one specific approach, chosen from a spectrum that stretches from global primacy to ... More

I, the CitizenUnraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

R. Balasubramaniam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is an attempt to understand citizen development and engagement. It takes the reader through interpretations of development initiatives at the grassroots and what good governance means to ... More

Order at the BazaarPower and Trade in Central Asia

Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Regine A. Spector

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Over the past two decades, bazaars mushroomed in the new Central Asian states, where rule-of-law institutions are weak and corruption high. How did bazaars grow and thrive in such an inhospitable ... More

Over the HorizonTime, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

David M. Edelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707568
eISBN:
9781501709449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines how existing great powers in international relations respond to the rise or resurgence of other great powers. More specifically, it seeks to account for why existing powers often ... More

Patriotic AyatollahsNationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Caroleen Marji Sayej

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501715211
eISBN:
9781501714856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715211.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of the Grand Ayatollahs to the process of state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. These figures, the so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the ... More

Protest Politics in the MarketplaceConsumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Caroline Heldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is the first to analyze the democratic effects of consumer activism, defined as boycotting, socially responsible investing, social media campaigns, and direct consumer actions. America has ... More

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