xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780230228719 hardback 0230228712 hardback
"This book provides the reader with a broad overview of the current debate on the evaluation of transnational NGOs, combining the academic with the practitioners perspectives. The contributions to this edited volume deal with the key concepts of legitimacy, accountability and representation, covering a variety of issue areas and NGOs"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Transnational NGOs and Legitimacy, Accountability, Representation J.Steffek & K.Hahn PART I: NGO LEGITIMACY The Debate on NGOs Legitimacy: What Can we Learn from the Classics? L.Schrader & T.Denskus Legitimating INGO Advocacy: The Case of Internal Democracies D.Halpin & P.Mc Laverty The Link between Standard-Setting NGOs Legitimacy and Effectiveness: An Exploration of Social Mechanisms M.Beisheim & K.Dingwerth Assessing the Democratic Legitimacy of Transnational NGOs: Five Criteria J.Steffek, R.Bendrath, S.Dalferth, K.Hahn, M.Piewitt & M.Rodekamp PART II: NGO ACCOUNTABILITY These Pages have been Regulated for You: Issues Arising from the Governance of Markets by NGOs J.Bendell, P.Jay & M.Bendell Accountability 2.0: In Search for a New Approach to International Non-Governmental Organizations Accountability M.Havrda & P.Kutilek PART III: REPRESENTATION THROUGH NGOS? Representing the People? NGOs in International Negotiations T.Brhl Regulating NGO Participation in the EU A De-Facto Accreditation System Built on Representativeness? J.Greenwood NGOs Power of Advocacy: The Construction of Identities in UN Counter-Human Trafficking Policies K.Hahn PART IV: CONCLUSIONS Evaluating NGOs: A Practitioners Perspective R.Heggli Evaluating NGOs: Prospects for Academic Analysis J.Steffek & K.Hahn.
KZ4841 .E93 2010
Baskinstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.