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A Practical Guide to Community Mobilization Techniques

by Iqbal Shah

<p data-version='1.1'>The book contains practical community mobilization tools and techniques for beginners, mid-level and senior NGOs staffs that ensure proper understanding of modern day systematic interventions of NGOs operation. This booklet

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Africare

Black American Philanthropy in Africa

by Penelope Campbell

<p>Africare is a US-based non-profit organization specializing in development aid for Africa. It is also the oldest and largest African-American led organization in the development field. Since its founding in 1970, Africare has delivered more ...

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Agenda Setting, the UN, and NGOs: Gender Violence and Reproductive Rights

by Joachim, Jutta M.

<P>In the mid-1990s, when the United Nations adopted positions affirming a woman's right to be free from bodily harm and to control her own reproductive health, it was both a coup for the international women's rights movement and an instructive ...

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Aid Under Fire

Nation Building and the Vietnam War

by Jessica Elkind

<p>In the aftermath of World War II, as longstanding empires collapsed and former colonies struggled for independence, the United States employed new diplomatic tools to counter unprecedented challenges to its interests across the globe. Among ...

ISBN: 9780813167169

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Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

by Elkind, Jessica

<P>In the aftermath of World War II, as longstanding empires collapsed and former colonies struggled for independence, the United States employed new diplomatic tools to counter unprecedented challenges to its interests across the globe. Among ...

ISBN: 9780813167176

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The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States

by Jonathan D Cohen & David G. Schwartz

<p>Gambling, the risky enterprise of chance, is one of America’s favorite pastimes. Office March Madness brackets, a day at the race track, a friendly wager, the random ridiculous Super Bowl prop bet, bingo night, or the latest media frenzy over

ISBN: 9781943859610

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Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations

A Case from the African Migration Route

by May Ngo

<p>Religion has always played an important, if often contested, role in the public domain. This book focuses on how faith-based organisations (FBOs) interact with the public sphere, showing how faith-based actors are themselves shaped by wider ...

ISBN: 9781317201458

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Chicago Shakedown

The Ogden Gas Scandal

by John F. Hogan

<p>The Ogden Gas Affair represented the biggest political scandal of Chicago's first sixty years. Mayor John P. Hopkins and Democratic Party boss Roger Sullivan conspired with ten other insiders to form a dummy corporation to blackmail Peoples ...

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Choosing the Lesser Evil

Understanding Decision Making in Humanitarian Aid NGOs

by Liesbet Heyse

<p>How do non-governmental humanitarian aid organizations initiate, terminate and extend their project activities? Humanitarian aid organizations regularly face difficult decisions about life and death in a context of serious time constraints ...

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Combating Criminalized Power Structures

A Toolkit

by Michael Dziedzic

<p>Criminalized power structures (CPS) are illicit networks that profit from transactions in black markets and from criminalized state institutions while perpetuating a culture of impunity. These criminalized power structures are the predominant

ISBN: 9781442266353

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Contributions of NGOs For Social Development Andhra Pradesh (Vizianagaram)

by Karanam iswa Bhushan V

This book is first of it's kind in adding the knowledge to the social work education. Especially to the community development workers and NGO's .It focused on the contributions of Non -Governmental organizations(NGO'S) towards social development

ISBN: 9789351289838

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Conversations at the United Nations

An Inside Look at the Permanent Missions, UN Administration, and Nongovernmental Organizations

by Thomas V. McConnon

<p>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 1945 in San Francisco with much ...

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Creating and Implementing Public Policy

Cross-sectoral debates

by Gemma Carey, Kathy Landvogt & Jo Barraket

<p>In order to address major social policy problems, governments need to break down sectoral barriers and create better working relationships between practitioners, policymakers and researchers. Currently, major blockages exist, and stereotypes ...

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Criminalized Power Structures

The Overlooked Enemies of Peace

by Michael Dziedzic

<p>Criminalized power structures (CPS) are illicit networks that profit from transactions in black markets and from criminalized state institutions while perpetuating a culture of impunity. The book articulates a typology for assessing the ...

ISBN: 9781442266322

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Decolonizing Wealth

Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance

by Edgar Villanueva

<p>*Decolonizing Wealth is a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance. Award-winning philanthropy executive Edgar Villanueva draws from the traditions from the Native way to prescribe the ...

ISBN: 9781523097913

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Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption [3 volumes]

An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption

by Amy Handlin

<p>An encyclopedia unlike any other, this work focuses on lobbying, corruption, and political influence in America to inspire readers to think critically about the U.S. government and to appreciate the opportunities of citizenship.</p> <p>• ...

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Domesticating Democracy

The Politics of Conflict Resolution in Bolivia

by Susan Helen Ellison

<p>In <em>Domesticating Democracy</em> Susan Helen Ellison examines foreign-funded alternate dispute resolution (ADR) organizations that provide legal aid and conflict resolution to vulnerable citizens in El Alto, Bolivia. Advocates argue that ...

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Ethics in Fiscal Administration

An Introduction

by Angela Pool-Funai

<p><em>Ethics in Fiscal Administration: An Introduction</em> integrates ethics into the public administration curriculum by weaving ethical dilemmas into the financial management and budgeting process of the public and nonprofit sectors. ...

ISBN: 9781351806091

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Europeanization in Sweden

Opportunities and Challenges for Civil Society Organizations

by Anna Meeuwisse & Roberto Scaramuzzino

<p>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 European Union. At the same time, ...

ISBN: 9781789200355

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Failing to Protect

The UN and the Politicization of Human Rights

by Rosa Freedman

<p>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, little seems to be ...

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