NGO Research Guide
Selected Bibliography on Civil Society
- Encyclopedia of associations.
- Encyclopedia of associations. International organizations [serial].
Detroit, Gale Research Co., 1961-
Ford Library Reference AS22 .E5
Law Library Annex Reference | HS17 .E56
Perkins/Bostock Reference AS8 .E539 Check availability @ Duke
- Union of International Associations.
- Yearbook of international organizations [serial].
Brussels [etc.] Union of International Associations.
Perkins/Bostock Reference JZ4850 .Y437 Check availability @ Duke
See also: Union of International Associations
Selected Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Monographs
- Amutabi, Maurice Nyamanga.
- The NGO factor in Africa : the case of arrested development in Kenya.
New York : Routledge, c2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library HC865.Z9 E4424 2006 Check availability @ Duke
Contents: The paradox of NGOs in Africa's development : unraveling their inconsistency -- NGOs, capitalism and globalization -- The genesis of NGOs : the idea, the movement and implications for Kenya -- The colonial state and development in Kenya : background to the NGO work in the country -- The role of the Rockefeller Foundation (RF) in medical research and health in Kenya -- The role of the Rockefeller Foundation (RF) in agriculture and education in Kenya.
- Anheier, Helmut K.
- A dictionary of civil society, philanthropy and the non-profit sector.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Perkins/Bostock Library Reference HD2769.15 .A46 2005 Check availability @ Duke
- Batliwala, Srilatha and L. David Brown.
- Transnational civil society : an introduction.
Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, 2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library JC337 .T73 2006 Check availability @ Duke
Summary: "Contains an introduction to the history, achievements, and challenges of transnational civil society initiatives on several critical issues and the forces that catalyzed and shaped those initiatives"--Provided by publisher. Contents: Foreword - Arjun Appadurai -- Introduction : why transnational civil society matters - Srilatha Batliwala and L. David Brown -- The new globalism - Peter Dobkin Hall -- Who really rules the world? - Marsha J. Tyson Darling -- Claiming global power : transnational civil society and global governance - Kumi Naidoo -- The rise of civic transnationalism - Sanjeev Khagram and Sarah Alvord -- Transnational pioneers : the international labor movement - Dan Gallin -- Spinning the green web : environmental transnationalism - Wendy E.F. Torrance and Andrew W. Torrance -- Dot-causes and protest : transnational economic justice activism - John D. Clark -- The personal is global : the project and politics of the transnational women's movement - Peggy Antrobus and Gita Sen -- Bridging borders for human rights - Alison Brysk and Céline Jacquemin -- Waging peace : transnational peace activism - Motoko Mekata -- Conclusion : shaping the global human project : the nature and impact of transnational civil activism - Srilatha Batliwala and L. David Brown.
- Baker, Gideon and David Chandler.
- Global civil society : contested futures.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Perkins/Bostock Library JZ1318 .G5565 2005 Check availability @ Duke
- Ben Néfissa, Sarah et al.
- NGOs and governance in the Arab world.
Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2005.
Law Library JZ4841 .N33 2005
Perkins/Bostock Library JZ4841 .N36 2005 Check availability @ Duke
Contents: Pt. I. Globalization and governance : situating Arab NGOs -- 1. Non-governmental organizations in global governance -- 2. Insiders and outsiders : NGOs in international relations -- 3. Civil versus political culture in NGOs -- 4. Promoting democracy and governance in the Arab world : strategic choices for donors -- Pt. II. NGOs of the Arab world : between the democracy question and the social question -- 5. From inertia to movement : a study of the conflict over the NGO law in Egypt -- 6. Hegemony and counter-hegemony in Egypt : advocacy NGOs, civil society, and the state -- 7. Islamic NGOs and the development of democracy in Egypt -- 8. NGOs and the reform of the Egyptian health system : realistic prospects for governance or pipe dream? -- 9. New NGOs and democratic governance in Palestine : a pioneering model for the Arab world? -- 10. NGOs and civil society in Palestine : a comparative analysis of four organizations -- 11. Agency and ideology in community services : Islamic NGOs in a southern suburb of Beirut -- 12. The poverty alleviation system and the role of associations in Yemen -- 13. NGOs in a country without a government : Islamic movements and aspirations to replace the state in war-torn Somalia -- 14. Civil associations, social movements, and political participation in Lebanon in the 1990s -- 15. Donors, international NGOs, and Palestine NGOs : funding issues and globalized elite formation -- 16. Conclusion : Arab NGOs : advocacy and the 'globalized' debate in democracy in the Arab world.
- Chickering, A. Lawrence.
- Strategic foreign assistance : civil society in international security.
Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, c2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library HV6431 .S7475 2006 Check availability @ Duke
Contents: Toward strategic foreign assistance -- Economic development -- Empowering women -- Citizens as partners in the search for peace -- Roles of civil society during and after conflicts -- Strategies for reform -- Appendix A: Outline of country strategic plan for Pakistan.
- Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
- Human rights, refugees, migrants & development : directory of NGOs in OECD countries = Droits de l'homme, réfugiés, migrants et développement : répertoire des ONG dans les pays de l'OCDE.
Paris : OECD Publications ; Washington, D.C. : [Distributed by] OECD Publications and Information Centre, c1993.
Perkins/Bostock Library Reference HC60 .H86 1993Check availability @ Duke
- Eisenberg, Pablo.
- Challenges for nonprofits and philanthropy : the courage to change : three decades of reflections.
Medford, Mass. : Tufts University Press ; Hanover, NH : Published by University Press of New England, c2005. Electronic Resource Table of contents: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0420/2004016156.html
Perkins/Bostock Library HV91 .E383 2005 Check availability @ Duke
- Europa Publications.
- European foundations and grant-making NGOs.
London : Europa Publications, 2004.
Perkins/Bostock Library Reference AS911.A2 E97 2004Check availability @ Duke
- Feinberg, Richard et al.
- Civil society and democracy in Latin America.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library JL966 .C58 2006 Check availability @ Duke
- Hajnal, Peter I.
- Civil society in the information age.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, c2002.
Perkins/Bostock Library 300 C582, 2002 Check availability @ Duke
- Ma, Qiusha.
- Non-governmental organizations in contemporary China : paving the way to civil society?
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library HS81.C5 A22 2006 Check availability @ Duke
- Payes, Shany.
- Palestinian NGOs in Israel : the politics of civil society.
London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Perkins/Bostock Library JZ4841 P39 2005 Check availability @ Duke
- Stoddard, Abby.
- Humanitarian alert : NGO information and its impact on US foreign policy.
Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, c2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library Stacks JZ4841 .S755 2006 Check availability @ Duke
Contents: Agents, advisors, antagonists -- Ants in the ground, gnats in the ear -- Somalia -- Bosnia -- Kosovo -- Some conclusions from the three cases -- The humanitarian alert in "forgotten emergencies".
- Thomas, Alan et al.
- Environmental policies and NGO influence : land degradation and sustainable resource management in sub-Saharan Africa.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Perkins/Bostock Library HC800.Z9 E5398 2001 Check availability @ Duke
- Willetts, Peter.
- What is a Non-Governmental Organization?
[London: City University?]
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