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International Legitimacy and World Society

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conventional view of international society has it that it is interested only in co-existence and order amongst states. This creates a puzzle. When the historical record is examined, we discover ... More


The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite public favorability towards international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), most of these groups toil in total obscurity. A very few INGOs, active in human rights promotion, ... More


How International Nongovernmental Organizations Should Act

Thomas Pogge

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter proposes and critically discusses a principle that sets priorities for international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) in a world where their resources fall short dramatically of the ... More


Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Sarah S. Stroup

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the notion that political activism has gone beyond borders and created a global or transnational civil society. Instead, at the most globally active, purportedly cosmopolitan ... More


The Authority Trap

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A few INGOs have achieved widespread authority in global politics before multiple audiences, but most have not. Scholars and practitioners have demonstrated the importance of INGOs in global ... More


Authority and Audiences

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the theoretical chapter of the book. It outlines a theory of INGO authority, highlighting the importance of audiences and explaining the authority trap. Unlike states, INGOs are an authority, ... More


The Exceptional Nature of INGO Authority

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents measures of differences in authority among INGOs across multiple audiences and empirically identifies a list of leading INGOs. The striking evidence reveals substantial ... More


Targeting States

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

States are the “natural” target for INGOs, yet how INGOs approach them depends on their authority. In this chapter, we demonstrate how leading INGOs use different strategies to work with states, ... More


Deference From INGOs

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Not all INGOs are alike, and they do not always play nicely. In fact, INGOs enjoy a diverse array of relationships with other INGOs. INGOs compete to offer specific visions of good practice for the ... More


Signaling Principles INGOs, Domestic and International Communities, the State, and Human Security Effectiveness

Amanda Murdie

in Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with the observation that the INGO world is comprised of both principled and non-principled actors. Unfortunately, actors that work with INGOs do not know what type of ... More


Polio vaccination, political authority and the Nigerian state

Elisha P. Renne

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Vaccination campaigns rely on the political authority of the state to carry out public health programs for the benefit of its citizens. In sub-Saharan Africa where vaccination programs were ... More


Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Amanda Murdie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Do international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) matter? When do they influence human security? This book offers a comprehensive framework for understanding the effects of international ... More


Administering global welfare: public management, governance and the new role of INGOs

Gaby Ramia

in Administering welfare reform: International transformations in welfare governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346520
eISBN:
9781447301417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346520.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter identifies the key changes in the organisational environment that fall mainly within the globalisation of governance institutions in two interrelated areas: public management and social ... More


Introduction

Amanda Murdie

in Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with some puzzling examples of the successes INGOs have had at in improving human security (“freedom from want” and “freedom from fear”) conditions on the ground in some ... More


Ingos in world politics

Amanda Murdie

in Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The goal of this chapter is to motivate the theoretical innovations made in this book. The chapter begins by defining the INGO sector and outlining the existing theoretical literature on INGOs, ... More


INGOs and Human Security Service Outcomes The Case of Development

Amanda Murdie

in Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins the book’s empirical examination of whether and under what conditions INGOs influence human security outcomes across time and across countries. In this chapter, the focus is on ... More


Ingos And Human Security Advocacy Outcomes The Case Of Human Rights

Amanda Murdie

in Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter moves the empirical focus of the book from the conditional impact of human security INGOs on “freedom from want” service provision to the conditional impact of human security INGOs on ... More


INGOs—Possible Angels for Human Security?

Amanda Murdie

in Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the theoretical framework and empirical findings of the book. It presents the implications of the book for International Relations scholarship and for the practitioner community. ... More


INGOs and Corporations

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Condemnation of corporate environmental and human rights performance has been something that some INGOs have become well-known for, yet not all INGOs elect to be publicly confrontational. We explore ... More


Audience-Based Authority in Politics

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Our conclusion revisits the main findings in this study, but since we are hopeful that our authority framework travels to other parts of IR, we discuss extensions of and exceptions to the authority ... More


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