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Who Will Watch The Watchdogs?: International Human Rights Nongovernmental Organizations And The Case For Regulation, Robert Blitt Dec 2003

Who Will Watch The Watchdogs?: International Human Rights Nongovernmental Organizations And The Case For Regulation, Robert Blitt

Robert C. Blitt

Human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have become a fixture within the international system and a driving force for creating and enforcing human rights norms at international law. This essay examines the growth of human rights NGOs and argues that the industry is in urgent need of formal regulation. After assessing the failure of informal market controls for ensuring accountability within the human rights NGO sector, this paper applies a law and economics consumer protection model to underscore the need for more formal regulation. However, rather than advance a case for government intervention, this paper proposes that human rights NGOs themselves ...


European Missionaries And The Development Of Tswana Identity, Stephen Volz Dec 2003

European Missionaries And The Development Of Tswana Identity, Stephen Volz

Stephen Volz

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"Preface", Michael Budde Dec 2003

"Preface", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.


Conflicting Allegiances: The Church Based University Within A Liberal Democratic Society, Michael Budde Dec 2003

Conflicting Allegiances: The Church Based University Within A Liberal Democratic Society, Michael Budde

Michael Budde

Michael L. Budde and John Wright's (editors) Conflicting Allegiances: The Church-Based University in a Liberal Democratic Society is the result of a conference of Christian scholars held in March 2002 at Point Loma Nazarene University (CA). At the request of Point Loma professor John Wright, Christian scholars from various traditions, academic institutions, and disciplines met on the Point Loma campus to discuss the relationship the Church shares with Christian institutions of higher education. Several scholars who contributed essays to this volume are members of the Ekklesia Project-a group seeking to invite "all Christians and churches to reclaim their vocation ...


"Selling America, Restricting The Church", Michael Budde Dec 2003

"Selling America, Restricting The Church", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

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"Assessing What Doesn't Exist: Reflections On The Impact Of An Ecclesially Based University", Michael Budde Dec 2003

"Assessing What Doesn't Exist: Reflections On The Impact Of An Ecclesially Based University", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.


"God Is Not A Capitalist", Michael Budde Dec 2003

"God Is Not A Capitalist", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.