Global Matters for Non-Governmental Public Action

Hardcover | October 30, 2012

EditorJude Howell

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Jude Howell brings together eight in-depth studies of the politics of global non-governmental public action. Covering detailed empirical research around the themes of environmentalism, security, children's rights and more, the contributors explore the complex politics amongst non-governmental public actors acting transnationally.

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Jude Howell brings together eight in-depth studies of the politics of global non-governmental public action. Covering detailed empirical research around the themes of environmentalism, security, children's rights and more, the contributors explore the complex politics amongst non-governmental public actors acting transnationally.

JUDE HOWELL is Professor in International Development at the LSE, UK and was the former director of the Centre for Civil Society (2003-2010). She has written extensively on civil society, development policy, security and gender, and China. Her recent books include The Global War on Terror, Aid and Civil Society (with Jeremy Lind, 2009...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.08 × 5.72 × 0.84 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230290353

ISBN - 13:9780230290358

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Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Howell
Global Norms, Domestic Politics: Children's Rights and Civil Society in Argentina; J.Grugel & E.Peruzzotti
Post-9/11 Global Security Regime and Non-governmental Public Action; J.Howell
NGO Coalitions and the Global Access to Medicines Campaign: the Impact of Intellectual Property Rights on Developing Countries; D.Matthews
The Influence of Transnational Non-governmental Public Actors on Policy Processes and Policy Outcomes: Rethinking North-south Relations; R.Crook
NGOs, the State and 'Cultural Values': Imagining the Global in Sri Lanka; H.Amarasuriya & J.Spencer
Alternative Media and Public Action: How Online Media Movements (Don't) Use Resources; A.Spicer
North-South Environmentalisms: Friends of the Earth International (FOEI); B.Doherty & T.Doyle
Global Policy and the Public Action of Private Philanthropy: the Open Society Foundation; D.Stone