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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

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

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

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

SacrificeMy Life in a Fascist Militia

Sacrifice: My Life in a Fascist Militia

Alessandro Orsini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709838
eISBN:
9781501709630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book's author is one of Italy's premier analysts of political extremism. His investigation of the beliefs and mindsets of Europe's political fringe has largely focused on anarchist and far-left ... More

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