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10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

It is crucial to involve NGOs in the fight against trafficking by allowing them to work and support in their mission of saving lives at sea and from human trafficking.

Interview – Sebastian Knecht

Interview – Sebastian Knecht

Sebastian Knecht discusses the importance of the Arctic Council, the role of NGOs in Arctic governance, and the limited impact of Obama’s oil exploration moratorium.

International Organisations

International Organisations

The growth of international organisations, particularly in the twentieth century when the concept of global governance came of age, means that nearly every aspect of life is regulated in some way at the global level.

Weddings and Funerals: The Paradox in China’s Developing LGBT Community

Weddings and Funerals: The Paradox in China’s Developing LGBT Community

Queer comrades should ‘come out’ again, change from being isolated individuals in closed small circles and limited groups, and form a real community.

Contradictions Implicit in the Idea of Global Civil Society

Contradictions Implicit in the Idea of Global Civil Society

Because the idea of Global Civil Society is in an embryonic stage, there are fundamental contradictions within its global, civil and societal dimensions.

Review – NGDOs and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

Review – NGDOs and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

Makuwira brings new ideas to the discussion of the role of NGOs in development, allowing for a more critical analysis of the relationships between global and local NGOs.

Review – The NGO Factor in Africa

Review – The NGO Factor in Africa

Maurice Amutabi questions the role of NGOs in Africa and is critical of their existence. However, this review challenges his perspective to reveal contradictions with the arguments made.

NGOs and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Room for Improvements?

NGOs and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Room for Improvements?

NGOs have often served as a bridge between the EU personnel and the local communities, especially in countries with low levels of trust in public authorities.

Review – Celebrity Humanitarianism

Review – Celebrity Humanitarianism

Ilan Kapoor questions the effectiveness of celebrity humanitarianism through a thought provoking analysis that considers it as a ‘spectacle’ for covering up the wrongs of capitalism.

Review – Peacebuilding and NGOs

Review – Peacebuilding and NGOs

Drawing on the case study of Cambodia, this look at NGO contributions to peacebuilding debates the balance of power between the liberal peace system, the state and civil society.

Review – Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs

Review – Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs

This book by Max Stephenson Jr. and Laura Zanotti discusses the contribution that NGOs, and civil society more generally, can make to peacebuilding.

The advocacy politics of NGOs: shaping society to respond to climate change

The advocacy politics of NGOs: shaping society to respond to climate change

In his seminal article The Tragedy of the Commons, Garret Hardin described a dilemma whereby individuals, acting independently and in rational pursuit of their own self-interest, will ultimately destroy shared, limited resources, even when it is accepted that this is not in anyone’s long-term interests. Today, climate campaigners see this unfolding before their eyes. But what does it mean for the study of advocacy politics?

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