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書名 Advocacy organizations and collective action / edited by Aseem Prakash and Mary Kay Gugerty
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
國際標準書號 9780521198387 (hbk.)
9780521139670 (pbk.)
0521198380 (hbk.)
0521139678 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  JF529 .A38 2010    在架上    30650020032328
說明 xvi, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
附註 "Advocacy organizations are viewed as actors motivated primarily by principled beliefs. This volume outlines a new agenda for the study of advocacy organizations, proposing a model of NGOs as collective actors that seek to fulfil normative concerns and instrumental incentives, face collective action problems, and compete as well as collaborate with other advocacy actors. The firm analogy is a useful way of studying advocacy actors because individuals via advocacy NGOs make choices which are analytically similar to those that shareholders make in the context of firms. The authors view advocacy NGOs as special types of firms that make strategic choices in policy markets which, along with creating public goods, support organizational survival, visibility, and growth. Advocacy NGOs' strategy can therefore be understood as a response to opportunities to supply distinct advocacy products to well defined constituencies as well as a response to normative or principled concerns"-- Provided by publisher
"This volume outlines a new agenda for the study of advocacy. We focus on particular advocacy actors, NGO advocacy organizations, involved in public advocacy. We begin with the premise that since advocacy is a collective endeavor, advocacy NGOs should be viewed as actors pursuing collective action. Collective action issues should therefore bear upon their emergence and strategies. We draw on the firm analogy, modeling advocacy NGOs as "firms" operating in competitive policy markets. The firm analogy is instructive because individuals via advocacy NGOs make analytically similar choices regarding the collective organization of their social, political, and economic activities"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: 1. Advocacy organization and collective action: an introduction Aseem Prakash and Mary Kay Gugerty; Part I. The Institutional Environment and Advocacy Organization: 2. The price of advocacy: mobilization and maintenance in advocacy organizations McGee Young; 3. Acting in good faith: an economic approach to religious organizations as advocacy groups Anthony J. Gill and Steven J. Pfaff; 4. Institutional environment and the organization of advocacy NGOs in the OECD Elizabeth A. Bloodgood; Part II. Advocacy Tactics and Strategies: 5. The market for human rights Clifford Bob; 6. Brand identity and the tactical repertoires of advocacy organizations Maryann Barakso; 7. Shopping around: environmental organizations and the search for policy venues Sarah B. Pralle; Part III. International Advocacy and Market Structures: 8. The political economy of transnational action among international NGOs Alexander Cooley and James Ron; 9. Advocacy organizations, networks, and the firm analogy Jesse D. Lecy, George E. Mitchell and Hans Peter Schmitz; 10. Shaping civic advocacy: international and domestic policies towards Russia's NGO Sarah L. Henderson; Part IV. Towards a New Research Program: 11. Rethinking advocacy organizations? A critical comment Thomas Risse; 12. Conclusions and future research: rethinking advocacy organizations Mary Kay Gugerty and Aseem Prakash
主題 Pressure groups
Social advocacy
Alt Author Prakash, Aseem
Gugerty, Mary Kay
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