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Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
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Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
Ng Ophenomenon 17 Feb 2009
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    • 1. The NGO Phenomenon: A Guide to Web Resources Anthony M. Angiletta Morrison Curator for the Social Sciences Updated 17 February 2009
    • 2. IGOs & NGOs, 1900-2000 52415 47098 IGOs NGOs 9521 6743 7350 289 1909 1933 1979 2000 2005
    • 3. Extant Human Rights INGOs by Founding Date 30 77 1839-1945 1945-1975 1975-1998 312
    • 4. NGOs as Keyword in WorldCat by Imprint Date 2000 2462 1500 1271 1000 Citations 500 384 0 46 0 1800- 1940- 1980- 1990- 2000- 1940 1979 1989 1999 2005
    • 5. NGOs as keywords in 6 Social Sciences Indexes: SSCI, World PolSciAbs, EconLit, Sociol.Abs, PAIS, IntlBibliogSocScis 5687 3138 118 212 1940/1979 1980/1989 1990/1999 2000/2006
    • 6. NGOs: Definition and Classification • World Bank categorization and good article • Wikipedia definition and treatment • Non-governmental Organizations Research Guide (Duke University site; excellent resource)
    • 7. American Context •Associations, Associationism, Tocqueville --Voluntarism and voluntary associations -->2,000,000 voluntary assocs. in US •Interest groups and Interest Group Liberalism: Grant McConnell, Ted Lowi, Almond & Powell
    • 8. International Context • Term quot;non-governmental organization (NGO)quot; first used at founding of United Nations in 1945 • Historical precedents: medieval charities and alms-giving, sectarian & secular welfare associations • 1775 Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery > abolition of slave trade,1841 • 1828 American Peace Society > 425 peace societies in 1900 and Hague Conferences
    • 9. International Context (cont.) • International Comm. of Red Cross • Transnational groups: --International Federation of Tobacco Workers, 1876 > International Federation of Trade Unions, 1901 --Second or Socialist International, 1889 --Women’s suffrage movement, 1861 – 19th Amendment anecdote on International Rotarians and Kiwanis • Explanatory Theories: functionalism --David Mitrany, A Working Peace System, 1943 --Ernst Haas, Beyond the Nation-State, 1964 • Anecdote: International Rotary & Kiwanis Int’l
    • 10. Globalization, Human Rights & Sustainable Development • India: >1,000,000 grass-roots organizations • Russia: . 65,000 since 1991 • WWF/WFN: 5,000,000 members • Amnesty Int’l & FOE: each >1,000,000 members • Greenpeace: 2,500,000 members • International civil society and governance
    • 11. Stanford-only resources •Selected full-text databases” --JSTOR --Annual Reviews, --Project Muse --Academic Universe --Policy File --CIAO --SourceOECD
    • 12. Stanford-only resources (cont’d) Selected citation indexes • --Illumina (PAIS International, Sociological Abstracts, World Political Science Abstracts, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt) • EBSCO (Academic Source Premier, EconLit, Environmental Issues & Policy Index, Agricola) • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) • African Studies Database • Women’s Resources International or Contemporary Women's Issues
    • 13. Stanford-only Resources (cont.) • Official Publications and Documents indexes --international: AccessUN , AccessUNDP --United States: Congressional Universe, Statistical Universe
    • 14. Beyond Stanford-only sources: WWW • UN DPI ----UN DESA/NGO Section Home Page •   UN Directory of NGOs • Human Rights and Humanitarian links --http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/links/ngolinks.html --http://www.asil.org/resource/humrts1.htm --UN ReliefWeb --http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf
    • 15. Beyond Stanford-only sources:WWW (cont.) Nonprofit and Non-Governmental Organizations by Region and Coountry   World Bank Poverty web: NGOs   WWW Virtual Library…NGOs One World organization  
    • 16. Beyond Stanford-only sources: WWW Sustainable Development    Sustainable development NGOs •Sustainable development links http://www.colby.edu/personal/t/thtieten/sustainlinks.html NGOs at UN Commission for Sustainable Development http://www.igc.apc.org/habitat/csdngo/index.html      
    • 17. Beyond Stanford-only sources: WWW • Global Policy Forum NGO sites --http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/research.htm --http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/index.htm --http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/resource/bibliog.htm   • Conference of NGOs (CONGO) --http://www.ngocongo.org/index.php • UN NGO Liaison system --http://www.un-ngls.org/index.html
    • 18. Beyond Stanford-only sources: Examples of WWW Country-specific sites • Palestine --Palestinian NGO Network • East Timor --FONGTIL - THE EAST TIMOR NGO FORUM • South Africa --SANGONeT • Guyana --NGO Forum of Guyana

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