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The Credibility of Transnational NGOs : When Virtue is Not Enough

Label
The Credibility of Transnational NGOs : When Virtue is Not Enough
Title
The Credibility of Transnational NGOs
Title remainder
When Virtue is Not Enough
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book evaluates the credibility of NGOs as they monitor and supplant the public and private sectors
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Gourevitch, Peter A
Dewey number
172/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ4841 .C73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Lake, David A
  • Gross Stein, Janice
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  • Non-governmental organizations
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • International relations
  • Glaubwürdigkeit
  • Internationale Politik
  • Nichtstaatliche Organisation
  • NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
  • HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE
  • MORAL ASPECTS
  • ETHICS
Label
The Credibility of Transnational NGOs : When Virtue is Not Enough
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Criticism of the timing of Kiva's loans, and the response
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Credibility of Transnational NGOs; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: Beyond virtue: evaluating and enhancing the credibility of non-governmental organizations; NGOs, social change, and the need for credibility; Sources of credibility; Virtue: internal sources of credibility; Beyond virtue: external conditions for credibility; Common interests; Costly effort; Penalties for misrepresentation; External verification; Strategies for increasing credibility; Promoting bonds around shared values
  • Adopting autonomous governance structuresIncreasing transparency; Professionalizing; Integrating into the community of NGOs; Expending costly effort in other fields; Credible to whom? The multiple audiences for NGOs; Targets; Donors; The public; Other NGOs; External verifiers; Conclusion; PART I: Monitoring and NGOs; 2: Why believe international election monitors?; Democracy promotion and the rise of election observation; Credible monitors and election quality; Monitoring the monitors and the diverse audience problem; Credibility-enhancing variables; Common interests
  • Observable costly effort and the race to the topPenalties for misrepresentation; External verification; Strategies for increasing credibility; Conclusion; 3: Credible certification of child labor free production; Introduction; Credible certification: rugs versus soccer balls; The rug and carpet industry: a relative success in certifying child labor free production; Rugmark (Goodweave); The relative success of Rugmark and the implications for credibility; Kaleen's efforts to monitor the use of child labor; Soccer balls: a lack of credibility in the Foul Ball campaign and Sialkot Project
  • The Foul Ball campaign and the Sialkot Project and the implications for credibilityConclusion: implications for NGO credibility in monitoring and certification; 4: Becoming a household name: how human rights NGOs establish credibility through organizational structure; Credibility; Structure, interests, and values: credibility for NGOs; Thinking about credibility through Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch; Basic comparison of HRW and Amnesty; The effect of membership; Sources of funding; Central agenda-setting; Structure as a determinant of credibility; PART II: Humanitarian NGOs
  • 5: Dilemmas of information and accountability: foreign aid donors and local development NGOsIntroduction; NGOs involved in development assistance: an overview of the actors; Why is credibility a problem?; Implications for donors; Implications for NGOs; Conclusions; 6: In defense of virtue: credibility, legitimacy dilemmas, and the case of Islamic Relief; Virtue under attack; Islamic Relief; Giving while Islamic; Nothing to hide; Card-carrying humanitarians; The benefits and costs of legitimacy in the West; Conclusion; 7: Monitoring repayment in online peer-to-peer lending; Introduction
Control code
780425850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107018044
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613598646
  • 6960199
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
359864
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425850
Label
The Credibility of Transnational NGOs : When Virtue is Not Enough
Publication
Note
Criticism of the timing of Kiva's loans, and the response
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Credibility of Transnational NGOs; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: Beyond virtue: evaluating and enhancing the credibility of non-governmental organizations; NGOs, social change, and the need for credibility; Sources of credibility; Virtue: internal sources of credibility; Beyond virtue: external conditions for credibility; Common interests; Costly effort; Penalties for misrepresentation; External verification; Strategies for increasing credibility; Promoting bonds around shared values
  • Adopting autonomous governance structuresIncreasing transparency; Professionalizing; Integrating into the community of NGOs; Expending costly effort in other fields; Credible to whom? The multiple audiences for NGOs; Targets; Donors; The public; Other NGOs; External verifiers; Conclusion; PART I: Monitoring and NGOs; 2: Why believe international election monitors?; Democracy promotion and the rise of election observation; Credible monitors and election quality; Monitoring the monitors and the diverse audience problem; Credibility-enhancing variables; Common interests
  • Observable costly effort and the race to the topPenalties for misrepresentation; External verification; Strategies for increasing credibility; Conclusion; 3: Credible certification of child labor free production; Introduction; Credible certification: rugs versus soccer balls; The rug and carpet industry: a relative success in certifying child labor free production; Rugmark (Goodweave); The relative success of Rugmark and the implications for credibility; Kaleen's efforts to monitor the use of child labor; Soccer balls: a lack of credibility in the Foul Ball campaign and Sialkot Project
  • The Foul Ball campaign and the Sialkot Project and the implications for credibilityConclusion: implications for NGO credibility in monitoring and certification; 4: Becoming a household name: how human rights NGOs establish credibility through organizational structure; Credibility; Structure, interests, and values: credibility for NGOs; Thinking about credibility through Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch; Basic comparison of HRW and Amnesty; The effect of membership; Sources of funding; Central agenda-setting; Structure as a determinant of credibility; PART II: Humanitarian NGOs
  • 5: Dilemmas of information and accountability: foreign aid donors and local development NGOsIntroduction; NGOs involved in development assistance: an overview of the actors; Why is credibility a problem?; Implications for donors; Implications for NGOs; Conclusions; 6: In defense of virtue: credibility, legitimacy dilemmas, and the case of Islamic Relief; Virtue under attack; Islamic Relief; Giving while Islamic; Nothing to hide; Card-carrying humanitarians; The benefits and costs of legitimacy in the West; Conclusion; 7: Monitoring repayment in online peer-to-peer lending; Introduction
Control code
780425850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107018044
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613598646
  • 6960199
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
359864
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425850

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