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The NGO Moment
  • Author : Kevin O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-14

Offers a fresh interpretation of the social, cultural and ideological foundations that shaped the rapid expansion of the global NGO sector. Kevin O'Sullivan explains how and why NGOs became the primary conduits of popular compassion for the global poor and how this shaped the West's relationship with the post-colonial world.

Children and NGOs in India
  • Author : Annie McCarthy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-30

This book is an ethnographic exploration of slum children’s participation in NGO programs that centres children’s narratives as key to understanding the lived experience of development in India where 50% of the population is under the age of 25. Weaving theoretical and methodological interventions from anthropology, childhood studies and development

NGO s and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Author : W. Korey
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2001-02-02

When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted 50 years ago, Eleanor Roosevelt, its principal architect, predicted that a 'curious grapevine' would carry its message behind barbed wire and stone walls. This book tells the extraordinary story of how NGOs became the 'grapevine' she anticipated - sharpening our awareness about

The NGO Game
  • Author : Patrice C. McMahon
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13

In most post-conflict countries nongovernmental organizations are everywhere, but their presence is misunderstood. In The NGO Game Patrice McMahon investigates the unintended outcomes of what she calls the NGO boom in Bosnia and Kosovo. Using her years of fieldwork and interviews, McMahon argues that when international actors try to rebuild

The Instigatory Theory of NGO Communication
  • Author : Evandro Oliveira
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-31

By understanding the ontogenesis of NGOs as civil society organizations from a historical-anthropological, communicational, sociological, economical and managerial perspective, Evandro Oliveira outlines the Instigatory Theory of NGO Communication (ITNC). This proposes the ontological principles, an applied conceptual model and a cybernetic operational model for understanding and managing communication at NGOs.

Negotiating the Power of NGOs
  • Author : Reem Wael,Reem Mahmoud
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30

Explores the role of NGOs as mediators in crucial litigation cases on women's rights in South Africa.

The Justice Facade
  • Author : Alexander Hinton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-22

For survivors of the brutal Khmer Rouge Regime, western instruments of justice are small plasters on deep wounds. In Hinton's account of the subsequent international tribunal, only traditional ceremony, ritual, and unmediated dialogue can provide true healing

NGOs as Newsmakers
  • Author : Matthew Powers
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15

As traditional news outlets’ international coverage has waned, several prominent nongovernmental organizations have taken on a growing number of seemingly journalistic functions. Groups such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Médecins Sans Frontières send reporters to gather information and provide analysis and assign photographers and videographers to

The NGO Handicap
  • Author : Eddy Guerrier
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2013-02-14

From his New-Hampshire's home Mark O'Keyney finds a job in an NGO based in Port-au-Prince HAITI. This will completely change his life. This is a book about finding out the complexity of this world and the miserable living conditions of most humans in not so fortunate countries, but it is

Human Rights NGOs in East Africa
  • Author : Makau Mutua
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2009

Human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are by definition not part of the state. Rather, they are an element of civil society, the strands of the fabric of organized life in countries, and crucial to the prospect of political democracy. Civil society is a very recent phenomenon in East African nations,

NGOs and Lifeworlds in Africa
  • Author : Melina C. Kalfelis,Kathrin Knodel
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become ubiquitous in the development sector in Africa and attracting more academic attention. However, the fact that NGOs are an integral part of the everyday lives of men and women on the continent has been overlooked thus far. In Africa, NGOs are not remote, but familiar

The NGO Challenge for International Relations Theory
  • Author : William E. DeMars,Dennis Dijkzeul
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-02-11

It has become commonplace to observe the growing pervasiveness and impact of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). And yet the three central approaches in International Relations (IR) theory, Liberalism, Realism and Constructivism, overlook or ignore the importance of NGOs, both theoretically and politically. Offering a timely reappraisal of NGOs, and a parallel

The Management of Non Governmental Development Organizations
  • Author : David Lewis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-08-02

Exploring the newly emerging field of the management of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working in developing countries, this informative book draws upon current research in non-profit management, development administration and business management. Key issues covered include: * the changing global and local contexts of development co-operation * management technologies such as empowerment and

Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland  Israel and South Africa
  • Author : C. Knox,P. Quirk
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2000-10-11

Political accommodation in Northern Ireland, Israel and South Africa at the macro level may not, by itself, be sufficient to achieve the long-term goals of building peace and reconciliation. This book uses Lederach's peace-building model to explore issues which may provide a basis for transformation and a lasting peace in

NGOs and Governance in the Arab World
  • Author : Sarah Ben Néfissa,Nabil Abd al-Fattah,Sari Hanafi,Carlos Milani
  • Publisher : American Univ in Cairo Press
  • Release Date : 2005

Most non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Arab world have traditionally been active in the areas of social work and charity, often within a religious or communal framework. But recently, many of these organizations have become the forum for conflicts between different political trends, while others tackle political problems such as