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Internal Affairs: How the Structure of NGOs Transforms Human Rights

Wendy H. Wong

Abstract

Why are some international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) more politically salient than others, and why are some NGOs better able to influence the norms of human rights? This book shows how the organizational structures of human rights NGOs and their campaigns determine their influence on policy. Drawing on data from seven major international organizations—the International Committee of the Red Cross, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Médecins sans Frontières, Oxfam International, Anti-Slavery International, and the International League of Human Rights—the book demonstrates that ... More

Keywords: nongovernmental organizations, NGOs, human rights, Red Cross, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Médecins sans Frontières, Oxfam, Anti-Slavery International, International League of Human Rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780801450792
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801450792.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wendy H. Wong, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, the University of Toronto