Experimentation and Persuasion in Political Organizations

Experimentation and Persuasion in Political Organizations Alexander V. Hirsch, California Institute of Technology Different beliefs about how to achieve shared goals are common in political organizations such as government agencies, campaigns, and NGOs. However, the consequences […]


NGOs, Political Protest, and Civil Society

Amanda Murdie, University of Missouri Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are proliferating. How do they affect political participation in developing democracies? In NGOs, Political Protest, and Civil Society, Carew Boulding masterfully argues that NGOs, even those organizations […]


Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Carew Boulding, University of Colorado Amanda Murdie’s new book takes on the difficult and important question of whether international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) are actually doing more harm than good in their global efforts to promote […]


Earth System Governance: World Politics in the Anthropocene

John S. Dryzek, University of Canberra Earth system governance is an increasingly popular concept that captures multi-level governance in social-ecological systems, a large multi-national project that joins hundreds of researchers, and the title of this […]