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Title Evaluating transnational NGOs : legitimacy, accountability, representation / edited by Jens Steffek, Kristina Hahn
Published Houndmills, Balsingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : transnational NGOs and legitimacy, accountability, representation / Jens Steffek and Kristina Hahn -- The debate on NGOs' legitimacy : what can we learn from the classics? / Lutz Schrader and Tobias Denskus -- Legitimating INGO advocacy : the case of internal democracies / Darren Halpin and Peter McLaverty -- The link between standard-setting NGOs' legitimacy and effectiveness : an exploration of social mechanisms / Marianne Beisheim and Klaus Dingwerth -- Assessing the democratic legitimacy of transnational CSOs : five criteria / Jens Steffek, Ralf Bendrath, Simon Dalferth, Kristina Hahn, Martina Piewitt and Meike Rodekamp -- These pages have been regulated for you : issues arising from the governance of markets by NGOs / Jem Bendell, Phyllida Jay and Mark Bendell -- Accountability 2.0--in search for a new approach to international non-governmental organisations' accountability / Marek Havrda and Petr Kutílek -- Representing the people? NGOs in international negotiations / Tanja Brühl -- Regulating NGO participation in the EU--a de-facto accreditation system built on 'representativeness'? / Justin Greenwood -- NGOs' power of advocacy : the construction of identities in UN counter-human trafficking policies / Kristina Hahn -- Evaluating NGOs : a practitioner's perspective / Regula Heggli -- Evaluating NGOs : prospects for academic analysis / Jens Steffek and Kristina Hahn
Summary "This book provides the reader with a broad overview of the current debate on the evaluation of transnational NGOs, combining the academic with the practitioners perspectives. The contributions to this edited volume deal with the key concepts of legitimacy, accountability and representation, covering a variety of issue areas and NGOs"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject International agencies.
Non-governmental organizations.
Form Electronic book
Author Hahn, Kristina, 1975-
Steffek, Jens.
LC no. 2009048540
ISBN 0230277985 (electronic bk.)
9780230277984 (electronic bk.)