The Agency and Authority of International NGOs

Sarah S. Stroup, Wendy H. Wong
PPSThe study of global politics today encompasses an enormous array of actors, relationships, and processes beyond the state. The growth in the study of one nonstate actor, international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs), is particularly noteworthy. We frequently hear about INGOs because they claim to challenge the existing social and political order on issues such as human rights abuses, poverty, and environmental degradation, and they appear to have had substantial victories in championing new ideas and changing state policy.

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Perspectives on Politics, Volume 14, Issue 01, March 2016, pp 138 – 144
Published online by Cambridge University Press 21 Mar 2016