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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


Our Changing Menu: Climate Change and the Foods We Love and Need

Michael P. Hoffmann, Carrie Koplinka-Loehr, and Danielle L. Eiseman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754623
eISBN:
9781501754647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754623.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This book unpacks the increasingly complex relationships between food and climate change. Whether you're a chef, baker, distiller, restaurateur, or someone who simply enjoys a good pizza or drink, ... More


Islands in a Cosmopolitan Sea: A History of the Comoros

Iain Walker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190071301
eISBN:
9780190099633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071301.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Many people today have never heard of the Comoros, but these islands were once part of a prosperous economic system that stretched halfway around the world. A key node in the trading networks of the ... More


The Itza Maya Control over Cacao: Politics, Commerce, and War in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Laura Caso Barrera and Mario Aliphat F.

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Itza Maya and their use of cacao as a measure against the Spanish conquest. Itza, which was the last independent Maya kingdom, staunchly maintained a dynamic and active ... 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


There’s Always Vanilla

Tony Williams

in The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the film There's Always Vanilla (1971). Although no horror film, There's Always Vanilla (aka The Affair) raises questions which are inherent in Romero's better known films, ... More


Short Selling and Jewish Law

Aaron Levine

in Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199826865
eISBN:
9780190261368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826865.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines the definition, nature, and procedure of the short selling principle from the standpoint of Jewish law. It discusses the following applications of short selling: naked short ... More


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