Author: Scott Calnan
Although human rights NGOs, and especially domestic human rights NGOs, have become crucial to the human rights movement over the years very little literature exists which describes their operations or sets out a framework in which they can be critically examined. This book sets out to begin to fill this gap by focusing on how NGOs mobilise the law and how their effectiveness could be measured. Focusing on case studies of actual domestic human rights NGOs, and using a comparative methodology, this book focuses its analysis on the real life problems of human rights NGOs. The result is a revealing snapshot of the legal work of human rights NGOs and a vision of how they could become even more important in the future.

its rationalist origins led to the introduction of the broader concept of migration management , and an interest in politics beyond the state. 2 More recently, management was replaced by governance to include civil society (of which NGOs – nongovernmental organisations – are part), hoping

In: Journal of Migration History
Authors: Xue Zhang and Tian Gan

1 Questions As an important social force in poverty control, Chinese NGO s have participated in and contributed to development-oriented poverty alleviation in China’s rural areas for nearly 30 years. In a narrow sense, NGO s refer to social organizations, foundations, private non

In: The China Nonprofit Review
Author: Peter Gatrell

1 Introduction In their article for this special issue, Marlou Schrover, Teuntje Vosters and Irial Glynn identify three kinds of authority – moral, expert, and logistical – that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have exercised in the management of migration between the later nineteenth

In: Journal of Migration History