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Heading South: Time to Abandon the 'Parallel Worlds' of International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and Domestic Third Sector Scholarship?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organizations. Oct2014, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p1132-1150. 19p.


Abstract: يستخلص من عناصر سيرة شخصية/مهنية لمؤلف، وعلى جمع البيانات في الآونة الأخيرة تاريخ عمل على مدى الحياة يتعلق بالمهن الفردية في سياق القطاع الثالث في المملكة المتحدة، يستكشف هذا البحث مشكلة الإنقسام الداخلي/الدولي. هناك فصل بين اثنين من ' عالمين موازييين ...

The Emergence of an International Humanitarian Organization in Japan: The Tokugawa Origins of the Japanese Red Cross.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Historical Review. Oct2014, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p1129-1153. 25p.


Abstract: An essay is presented concerning the origins of the organization the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) during the late Tokugawa period of the 19th century. It examines the humanitarian principles of the group of physicians associated with the Juntendō ...

Exploring the strategic potential of internal communication in international non-governmental organisations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Public Relations Review. Jun2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p294-304. 11p.

Abstract: Highlights: [•] We conducted five case studies to determine how internal communication functioned within INGOs. [•] We found that internal communication within INGOs plays a managerial/tactical role, not a strategic one. [•] Lack of knowledge and limit...

International development: exploring the gap between organisations' development policy and practice-a Southern perspective.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): AI & Society. May2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p221-230. 10p.

Abstract: International development policies inevitably encounter a conflict in their implementation, representing the gap between universal goals and grass-roots practice. The aim of this study was to explore and understand the significance of this gap, and to ...

International development projects by non-governmental organizations: an evaluation of the need for specific project management and appraisal tools.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Impact Assessment & Project Appraisal. 2014, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p121-135. 15p.

Abstract: International development (ID) projects are pivotal in the field of international aid, but their actual impact is difficult to assess and often questioned. Focusing on non-governmental organizations (NGOs), in this paper we analyse two aspects related ...

Communicating on Behalf of Global Civil Society: Management and Coordination of Public Relations in International Nongovernmental Organizations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Public Relations Research. 2014, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p161-183. 23p. 4 Charts.

Abstract: In the last few decades, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have become influential actors in creating awareness of international social, political, environmental and economic causes in global society. However, NGOs have not received much attention i...

Gendered Dimensions of the HIV Pandemic: A Cross-National Investigation of Women's International Nongovernmental Organizations, Contraceptive Use, and HIV Prevalence in Less-Developed Nations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sociological Forum. Mar2014, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p215-239. 25p. 2 Diagrams, 6 Charts.

Abstract: The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic has a profound impact on women as a result of social and biological vulnerabilities to the infection. In this article, we explore the influence of democracy, women's international nongovernmental organiza...

Filling the gaps: the role and impact of international non-governmental organisations in ‘Education for All’.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Globalisation, Societies & Education. Mar2014, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p92-109. 18p.

Abstract: This article discusses the involvement of international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) in transnational education policy-making, with particular reference to the global initiative Education for All (EFA). EFA is a policy process carried out by ...

The Ties that Bind: A Network Analysis of Human Rights International Nongovernmental Organizations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Political Science. Jan2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1-27. 27p.


Abstract: Much scholarship concerning human rights international nongovernmental organizations (HR-INGOs) focuses on the central role they play within transnational advocacy networks. Despite this theoretical focus on networks, there has been scant empirical att...

Program Evaluation and Impact Assessment in International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs): Exploring Roles, Benefits, and Challenges.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Canadian Journal of Nonprofit & Social Economy Research / Revue canadienne de recherche sur les OSBL et l'économie sociale. Autumn2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p23-38. 16p.

Abstract: Au vingt-et-unième siècle, on veut de plus en plus que les organisations non gouvernementales internationales (ONGI) démontrent leur efficacité. Ce désir a motivé les chercheurs à se pencher sur les évaluations de programme et les études d’impact pour ...