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The authority trap : strategic choices of international NGOs

Author: Sarah S Stroup; Wendy H Wong
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Not all international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) are created equal, Some have emerged as 'leading INGOs' that command deference from various powerful audiences and are well-positioned to influence the practices of states, corporations, and other INGOs. Yet Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong make a strong case for the tenuous nature of this position: in order to retain their authority, INGOs such as  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah S Stroup; Wendy H Wong
ISBN: 9781501709777 1501709771
OCLC Number: 1038187724
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: AcknowledgmentsList of Abbreviations1. The Authority Trap2. Authority and Audiences3. The Exceptional Nature of INGO Authority4. Targeting States5. INGOs and Corporations6. Deference from INGOs7. Audience-Based Authority in PoliticsAppendixNotesReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong.

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