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Humanitarian INGOs

Sarah S. Stroup

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the diverse humanitarian imperative to improve the lives of those affected by war or natural disaster. American, British, and French international nongovernmental organizations ... More


Enabling and Disabling National Innovation Environments in Europe, China, and India

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

in Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199374519
eISBN:
9780199374540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374519.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The economies of other countries can display the systematic obstacles to innovation, favoring incumbents and defended by vested interests, by which we have defined legacy sectors in the United ... More


Earth Ethics and American Catholic Environmentalism

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter notes that American Catholics were initially quite reluctant to embrace environmentalism. It asks, after decades of political engagement with labor, poverty, peace, women’s rights, and ... More


Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199374519
eISBN:
9780199374540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374519.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Resistance by vested interests to disruptive technological innovation limits growth, sustainability and the creation of quality jobs in more than two thirds of the US economy. While the United States ... More


Paradox of Sustainable Development: Agenda of Political Parties

William Nunes and Saurabh Anand

in Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199474622
eISBN:
9780199090990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474622.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The chapter argues that political parties have to incorporate the idea of sustainable development in their manifesto itself. The goals of sustainable development cannot be achieved if the political ... More


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