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Cocaine Highway: The lines that link our drug habit to terror

by Alex Perry

"The only reason I can write about any of this - how cocaine smuggling is ruining an area of Africa the size of Western Europe - is because I have agreed to identify almost no one who spoke to me." In Cocaine...


Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific

by Derek McDougall

Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific, Second Edition includes a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has...


The World We Want: New Dimensions in Philanthropy and Social Change

by Peter Karoff & Jane Maddox

In The World We Want, Peter Karoff presents a collective vision of an ideal world. The book weaves together multi-sector, multidiscipline strategies, but_in large part_it is about the power of human connection,...


Nonprofits in Crisis: Economic Development, Risk, and the Philanthropic Kuznets Curve

by Nuno S. Themudo

Why do some countries have a vibrant nonprofit sector while others do not? Nonprofits in Crisis explores the theory of risk as a major mechanism through which economic development influences the nonprofit sector....


Oil Supply Crises: Cooperation and Discord in the West

by Vessela Chakarova

Chakarova offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of consumer countries’ policies and reactions to oil supply shortages. In addition to being a valuable source of information on oil market dynamics,...


Fundraising

by Julia Fanthom

How do you raise more money for your charity?

How do you follow up or thank donors?

How do you make your fundraisers fun and more profitable?

What are some of the best ideas that have worked for others?

How do you...


The Aftermath

by Sarah Helm

In the summer of 2014 a 50-day conflict between Gaza and Israel saw the loss of over 2,200 Gazan lives, including scores of families classified as "erased". The world looked on with a mixture of horror and indifference,...


Humanitarian Wars?

by Rony Brauman & Régis Meyran

In the eyes of Rony Brauman of Médecins sans Frontières, wars are always triggered in the name of morality. Today's "humanitarian" interventions are little more than new moral crusades-and their justifications...


Think Tanks

by James G. McGann

The growth of think tanks—with uniquely Asian characteristics

Policy research institutes—better known as think tanks—;are long established and well known in Western countries but have developed only in recent...


Getting to Zero

by Sinéad Walsh & Oliver Johnson

  • A gripping, first-hand account of the harrowing decisions and uplifting encounters experienced by the authors in the midst of a humanitarian crisis.

  • Co-author Oliver Johnson received an OBE following his work...

Rebel Without Borders

by François Bugingo, Marc Vachon, Stephanie Dickison & Marc Vachon with Fran?ois Bugingo, translated by Charles Phillips et al.

This is a true story. Marc Vachon was born in Montreal in 1963. He went from one foster home to another. He knows the injustices that the weak must suffer in any society. He knows the violence, the abuse, and...


Europeanization in Sweden

by Anna Meeuwisse & Roberto Scaramuzzino

Notwithstanding its many successes since 1945, the project of European integration currently faces major difficulties, from financial crises and mass immigration to the impending departure of the UK from the...


Democracy Struggles

by Theodora Vetta

Tracing the boom of local NGOs since the 1990s in the context of the global political economy of aid, current trends of neoliberal state restructuring, and shifting post-Cold War hegemonies, this book explores...


Strategic Challenges in the Baltic Sea Region

by Ann-Sofie Dahl & Anders Fogh Rasmussen

How should the countries in the Baltic Sea region and their allies meet the strategic challenges posed by an openly aggressive and expansionist Russia? NATO and the nonaligned states in the region are now more...


Conversations at the United Nations

by Thomas V. McConnon

No institution is better known, and perhaps more misunderstood than the United Nations. When the world was desperate to create a lasting peace after two devastating World Wars, the UN Charter was written in...


Humanitarian Action and Ethics

by James Smith, Ayesha Ahmad & Hugo Slim

  • The most comprehensive and up-to-date work on humanitarian ethics currently available.
  • Brings together contributions from humanitarian and health professionals, philosophers and social/political scientists.
  • Many...


Food Aid in Sudan

by Susanne Jaspars

  • Totally unique in examining the evolution and effects of food aid practices in one country over a period of more than 50 years.

  • Rich in empirical material - based on extensive interviews with all those involved...

Failing to Protect

by Rosa Freedman

Every year tens of millions of individuals suffer grave abuses of their human rights. These violations occur worldwide, in war-torn countries and in the wealthiest states. Despite many of the abuses being well-documented,...


Generation NGO

by Alisha Nicole Apale & Valerie Stam

Generation NGO captures some of the first impressions of these young international development professionals before they are relegated to the dusty corners of memory. It provides snapshots of some of their first...


Civil Society in Question

by Jamie Swift

In this concise, critical study of civil society, Jamie Swift sketches the history of the concept from its roots in the eighteenth century, to the present. Swift looks at its practical application in specific...