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Handbook of research on NGOs
Éditeur Edward Elgar Publishing
Année 2018
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Handbook of research on NGOs
1 vol. (IX-475 pages) ; 24 cm
Bibliogr. en fin de chapitres. Index
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Handbook of research on non-governmental organizations
Handbook of research on non-governmental organisations
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NGOs and global politics ; The historical development of NGOs ; NGOs in the history of intergovernmental organizations ; NGOs as insider participants : evolution of the role of NGOs at the United Nations ; A return to the classification problem : revising a framework for studying NGOs ; Quantifying NGOs ; NGOs and gender equality ; Non-governmental development organisations ; NGOs and global economic policy institutions ; NGOs and human rights ; NGOs and climate politics ; The rise of tax justice NGOs and the new politics of corporate taxation ; Environmental non-governmental organizations ; The multiple dilemmas of consumer associations in global politics ; NGOs and accountability ; NGOs and private governance/certification challenges ; Going global : French NGOs "without borders" ; The rise of NGOs in the People's Republic of China ; NGOs in the European Union ; NGOs and religion : instrumentalisation and its discontents ; NGOs and multi-level, multi-arena governance
"This volume provides a critical and stimulating overview of research on Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs). While it notes that the definition of NGOs is contested, and can include both business and national groups, it focuses primarily on international NGOs engaged with human rights, social and environmental concerns, and aid and development issues. The Handbook of Research on NGOs features contributions from Peter Willetts, Tom Davies, Bob Reinalda, Jutta Joachim and other key international authors. It provides readers with a series of thought provoking essays on both the general aspects of NGOs and significant issues of particular concern. This Handbook places NGOs in both historical and contemporary contexts, making it a valuable read for academics and research students seeking a detailed survey of the field. NGO practitioners looking to understand their operating environment in greater depth would also benefit from reading this important book" (ed.)
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