Defining and Researching NGOs >> DANGO Bibliography

General Material

Alderman, G Pressure Groups and Government in Great Britain London: Longman 1984

Almond, G & Verba, S The Civic Culture Little Brown 1965

Arts, B et al (ed.) Non-State Actors in International Relations Aldershot: Ashgate 2001

Baggott, R 'From Confrontation to Consultation: Pressure Group Relations from Thatcher to Major' Parliamentary Affairs, 48, 1195, pp. 484-502.

Baggott, R Pressure Groups Today Manchester: Manchester University Press 1995

Bagguley, P. From Protest to Acquiescence London: Macmillan 1991

Ball, A. and Millard, FA Pressure Politics in Industrial Societies: A Comparative Introduction Basingstoke: Macmillan 1986

Barber, B Strong Democracy: Participatory Politics for a New Age Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 1984

Barnes, S et al Political Action: Mass Participation in Five Western Democracies London: Sage 1979

Baumgartner, F & Leech, BL Basic Interests: The Importance of Groups in Politics and in Political Science Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1998

Beer, S 'Pressure groups and parties in Britain', American Political Science Review, v50, no.1, 1956 pp1-23

Beer, S Modern British Politics London: Faber & Faber 1965

Beer, S Britain Against Itself London: Faber & Faber 1982

Buchanan, JM et al (ed.) Towards a Theory of the Rent Seeking Society College Station: Texas A&M University Press 1981

Byrne, P Social Movements in Britain London: Routledge 1997

Castells, M The Power of Identity Oxford 1997

Castles, F Pressure Groups and Political Culture London: Routledge and Kegan Paul 1967

Cawson, A (ed.) Organized Interests and the State London: Sage 1985

Chiang Pei-heng Non-Governmental Organizations at the United Nations: Identity, Role & Function New York: Praeger 1981

Cigler, A (ed.) Interest Group Politics Washington, DC: CQ Press 2002

Coleman Foundations of Social Theory Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press 1990

Crewe, I et al 'Partisan Dealignment in Great Britain' British Journal of Political Science, 1977

Crossley, N Making Sense of Social Movements Buckingham 2002

Crossley, N 'Even Newer Social Movements? Anti-corporate Protests, Capitalist Crises and the Remoralization of Society', Organization, 10,2, 2003

Crouch, C & Streeck, W (ed.) Political Economy of Modern Capitalism London: Sage 1997

Daugbjerg, C Policy Networks under Pressure Aldershot: Ashgate 1998

Davies, M Politics of Pressure London: BBC Publications 1995

Dearlove, J The Politics of Policy in Local Government London: Cambridge University Press 1973

Diani, M 'The Concept of Social Movement' The Sociological Review, 1992

Dowding, K 'Model or Metaphor? A Critical Review of the Policy Network Approach' Political Studies 43 1995

Drakeford, M Social Movements and Their Supporters: The Green Shirts in England Basingstoke: Macmillan 1997

Dunleavy, P 'Group Identities and Individual Influence: Reconstructing the Theory of Interest Groups' British Journal of Political Science 18,1 1988

Dunleavy, P Democracy, Bureaucracy and Public Choice Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf 1991

Edwards, M & Gaventa, J (ed.) Global Citizen Action Boulder: Lynne Reinner 2001

Eley, G Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850-2000 Oxford 2002

Elliot, B, Bechhofer, F, McCrone, D, & Black, S 'Bourgeois Social Movements in Britain: Repertoires and Responses' Sociological Review 30,1 1982

Finlayson, G Citizen, State and Social Welfare in Britain, 1830-1990 Oxford 1994

Finlayson, G 'A Moving Frontier: Voluntarism and the State in British Social Welfare, 1911-1949' Twentieth Century British History, 1,2, 1990

Foster, JW with Anand, A (ed.) Whose World is it Anyway? Civil Society, the United Nations and the Multilateral Future Ottawa: United Nations Association in Canada 1999

Fraser, D The Evolution of the British Welfare State 3rd edn Basingstoke: Palgrave 2003

Freeman, J & Johnson, V (ed.) Waves of Protest: Social Movements Since the Sixties Lanham, Maryland 1999

Gamson, W. The Strategy of Social Protest Homewood, IL: Dorsey 1975

Garrard Democratisation in Britain: Elites, Civil Society and Reform since 1800 Basingstoke: Palgrave 2002

Gerlach, L and Hine, V People, Power and Change Bobbs-Merrill 1970

Giddens, A The Third Way Cambridge: Polity 1998

Grant, W Insider Groups, Outsider Groups and Interest Group Strategies in Britain Uni of Warwick, Dept of Politics, working paper no 19 May 1978

Grant, W Pressure Groups and British Politics Basingstoke: Macmillan 2000

Greenwood, J & Aspinwall, M (ed.) Collective Action in the European Union London: Routledge 1998

Gyford, J. Local Politics in Britain 2nd edn. London: Croom Helm 1984

Gyford, J. Citizens, Consumers and Councils: Local Government and the Public Basingstoke: Macmillan 1991

Habermas, J 'New Social Movements' Telos, 49, 1981

Hall Civil Society: Theory, History, Comparison Cambridge: Polity Press 1995

Hall, P (ed.) The Political Power of Economic Ideas Princeton: Princeton University Press 1989

Hall, P 'Social Capital in Britain' British Journal of Political Science Vol.29, No.3 1999 pp417-61

Hall, PD Inventing the Nonprofit Sector and Other Essays on Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Nonprofit Organizations Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press 1992

Hamer, D.A. The Politics of Electoral Pressure Brighton: Harvester 1977

Hansard Society Making the Law: The Report of the Hansard Society Commission on the Legislative Process London: Hansard Society 1993

Harlow, C. and Rawlings, R. Pressure Through Law London: Routledge 1992

Harris, J (ed.) Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions Oxford: Oxford University Press 2003

Harrison, B 'A Genealogy of Reform In Modern Britain' in C. Bolt & S. Drescher (ed.) Anti-Slavery, Religion and Reform: Essays in Memory of Roger Anstey Folkestone; Hamden, Conn.: Archon: Dawson 1980

Hogwood, B From Crisis to Complacency: Shaping Public Policy in Britain Oxford: Oxford University Press 1970

Hudock, A NGOs & Civil Society: Democracy by Proxy? Cambridge: Polity Press 1999

Inglehart Culture Shift in Advanced Industrial Society Princeton: Princeton University Press 1990

Johns, G 'The NGO Challenge: Whose Democracy is it Anyway?' Paper delivered to 'We're Not From the Government, But We're Here to Help You: Non-Governmental Organizations: The Growing Power of an Unelected Few'

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research conference, 11 June 2003

Jordon, A.G. and Richardson, J.J. Government and Pressure Groups in Britain Oxford: Clarendon 1987

Jordon, A.G. and Richardson, J.J. British Politics and the Policy Process London: Allen & Unwin 1987

Josselin, D & Wallace, W (ed.) Non-State Actors in World Politics Houndmills: Palgrave 2001

Kitschelt, H 'Political Opportunity Structures and Political Protest' British Journal of Political Science 1986

Korten, D Getting to the 21st Century: Voluntary Action and the Global Agenda West Hartford, Conn.: Kumarian Press 1990

Krut, R Globalization & Civil Society: NGO Influence in International Decision-Making Geneva: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 1997

Kunhle, S & Selle, P (ed.) Government and Voluntary Organisations Aldershot 1992

Lent, A British Social Movements since 1945: Sex, Colour, Peace and Power Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2001

Lewis, J 'The Boundary between Voluntary and Statutory Social Service in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries' Historical Journal 39, 1, 1996

Lowe, S Urban Social Movements London: Macmillan 1986

McKay, G. (ed.) DiY Culture: Party and Protests in Nineties Britain London: Verso 1998

McKenzie, R.T. 'Parties, pressure groups and the British political process' Political Quarterly 27(1) Jan-Mar 1958 pp5-16

Mackenzie, W.J.M. 'Pressure groups in British government' British Journal of Sociology 6(2) June 1955 pp133-48

Marsh, A Protest and Political Consciousness Beverly Hill: Sage 1977

Marsh, D (ed.) Pressure Politics London: Junction Books 1983

Marsh, D (ed.) Comparing Policy Networks Buckingham: Open University Press 1998

Melucci, A Nomads of the Present London 1986

Melucci, A Challenging Codes: Collective Action in the Information Age Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1996

Miliband, R. Capitalist Democracy in Britain Oxford: Oxford University Press 1992

Moran, M 'The changing world of British pressure groups' Teaching Politics 14(3) pp378-85

NGLS The United Nations, NGOs & Global Governance: Challenges for the 21st Century Geneva: NGLS 1996

Nelson, PJ The World Bank and Non-Governmental Organizations: The Limits of Apolitical Development Houndmills: Macmillan 1995

Newton, K Second City Politics Oxford: Oxford University Press 1976

O'Brien, R et al Contesting Global Governance: Multilateral Economic Institutions and Global Social Movements Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000

Offe, C 'New Social Movements: Challenging the Boundaries of Institutional Politics' Social Research 52,4, 1984

Olson, M The Logic of Collective Action Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 1965

Pakulski, J Social Movements: The Politics of Moral Protest Longman 1991

Parkin, F. Middle Class Radicalism Manchester: Manchester University Press 1968

Pateman, C Participation and Democratic Theory Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1970

Pederson, S & Mandler, P (ed.) After the Victorians: Private Conscience and Public Duty in Modern Britain London: Routledge 1994

Pollitt, C et al Agencies: How Governments Do Things Through Semi-autonomous Organizations Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2004

Potter, A Organised Pressure Groups in British National Politics London: Faber and Faber 1961

Pross, P Group Politics and Public Policy Oxford: Oxford University Press 1986

Putnam, R with Leonardi, R, & Nanetti, R Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1993

Riesman The Lonely Crowd New Haven: Yale University Press 1950

Risse-Kappen, T (ed.) Bringing Transnational Relations Back In: Non-State Actors, Domestic Structures and International Institutions Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1995

Rodger et al (ed.) Cities of Ideas: Civil Society and Urban Governance in Britain, 1800-2000 Aldershot: Ashgate 2003

Rucht, D (ed.) Research on Social Movements: The State of the Art in Western Europe and the USA Westview Press 1991

Rush, M (ed.) Parliament and Pressure Politics Oxford: Clarendon Press 1990

Schatschneider, EE The Semi-Sovereign People: A Realist's View of Democracy New York: Holt, Reinhart & Winston 1960

Smith, JD, Rochester, C, & Hedley, R (ed.) An Introduction to the Voluntary Sector London 1995

Smith, MJ Pressure Politics Manchester: Baseline Book Co. 1995

Tarrow, S Democracy and Disorder Oxford: Oxford University Press 1989

Tarrow, Sidney Power In Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998

Touraine, A The Voice and the Eye New York 1981

Trentmann, F Paradoxes of Civil Society: New Perspectives on Modern German and British History Oxford: Berghahn 2000

Warren, ME Democracy and Association Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 2001

Weiss, TG, & Gordenker, L (ed.) NGOs, the UN and Global Governance Boulder CO: Lynne Reinner 1996

Williams, I The Alms Trade: Charities, Past, Present and Future London 1989

Willetts, P (ed.) 'The Conscience of the World: The Influence of Non-Governmental Organisations in the UN System London: Christopher Hurst 1996

World Vision UK Transnational NGOs and Advocacy: Discussion Paper Produced by the Policy & Research Department of World Vision UK London: Policy & Research Department of World Vision UK 1997

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Specific Material: Introductory Reading

There is a bewildering literature on NGOs and social activism. The following texts are recommended as a starting point.

Byrne, Paul Social Movements in Britain Abingdon: Routledge 1997

Curtis, Helene, and Sanderson, Mimi. The Unsung Sixties: Memoirs of Social Innovation London: Whiting & Birch 2004

Della Porta, Donatella, and Diani, Mario Social Movements: An Introduction 2nd edn. Oxford: Blackwell 2006

Freeman, Jo, and Johnson, Victoria Waves of Protest: Social Movements since the Sixties Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield 1999

Lent, Adam British Social Movements since 1945: Sex, Colour, Peace and Power Basingstoke: Palgrave 2001

Tarrow, Sidney Power In Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998

Thane, Pat et al. Equalities in Great Britain, 1946-2006, Centre for Contemporary British History, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, March 2007(available online, PDF document)

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Animal Rights

Best, S. Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? Reflections on the Liberation of Animals Lantern Books 2004

Cohen, C. & Regan, T. The Animal Rights Debate Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield 2001

Garner, R. Animal, Politics and Morality Manchester: Manchester University Press 1993

Garner, R. (ed.) Animal Rights: The Changing Debate Basingstoke: Macmillan 1996

Garner, R. Political Animals: Animal Protection Policies in Britain and the United States London: Macmillan 1998

Garner, R. Animal Ethics Cambridge: Polity Press 2005

Hampson, J. E. 'Animal experimentation, 1876-1976: Historical and contemporary perspectives', unpublished PhD thesis, University of Leicester, 1978

Hollands, C. Compassion is the Bugler: the Struggle for Animal Rights Edinburgh: Macdonald 1980

Jasper, J. & Nelkin, D. The Animal Rights Crusade: The Growth of a Moral Protest Toronto; New York; Free Press: Maxwell Macmillan International 1992

Kean, H. Animal Rights: Political and Social Change in Britain since 1800 London: Reaktion 2000

Munro, L Confronting Cruelty: Moral Orthodoxy and the Challenge of the Animal Rights Movement Leiden: Brill 2005

Newkirk, I. Free the Animals: The Story of the Animal Liberation Front Lantern Books 2000

Regan, T. The Case for Animal Rights London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1984

Regan, T. The Struggle for Animal Rights Clarks Summit, PA: International Society for Animal Rights 1987

Rupke, N. A. (ed.) Vivisection in historical perspective, London: Routledge, 1990

Scruton, Roger Animal Rights and Wrongs London: Demos 1996

Singer, P. Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals London: Cape 1976

Singer, P. (ed.) In Defence of Animals Oxford: Blackwell 1985

Singer, P. (ed.) In Defence of Animals: The Second Wave Oxford; Malden, Mass: Blackwell 2006

Thomas, R.H. The Politics of Hunting Aldershot: Gower 1983

Zimmerman, M.E. (ed.) Environmental Philosophy: from Animal Rights to Radical Ecology 3rd edn. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall 2001

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Political participation and apathy

Almond, G., & Verba, S. The Civic Culture: Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1963

Almond, G., & Verba, S. (eds.) The Civic Culture Revisited London: Sage 1989

Connelly, Naomi Between Apathy and Outrage: Voluntary Organisations in Multiracial Britain London: Policy Studies Institute 1990

Edwards, Bob, Foley, Michael, & Diani, Mario (ed.) Beyond Tocqueville — Civil Society and the Society Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective Hanover: University Press of New England 2001

Geras, Norman The Contract of Mutual Indifference: Political Philosophy After the Holocaust London, New York: Verso 1998

Hall, P. 'Social Capital in Britain' British Journal of Political Science 29(3), July 1999, pp417-461

Jacoby, Russell The End of Utopia: Politics and Culture in an Age of Apathy New York: Basic Books 1999

Pattie, C., Syed, P., and Whiteley, P. Citizenship in Britain: Values, Participation and Democracy Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004

Power Inquiry Power to the People: The Report of Power: An Independent Inquiry into Britain's Democracy March 2006

Putnam, Robert, with Leonardi, Robert, & Nanetti, Raffaella Y. Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy Princeton, NJ; Chichester: Princeton University Press 1993

Putnam, Robert Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community New York: Simon & Schuster 2000

Stoker, Gerry Why Politics Matters: Making Democracy Work Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

The Electoral Commission are prolific publishers of material regarding political engagement in Britain. Titles include:

Hansard Society & Electoral Commission An Audit of Political Engagement - Full Report, PDF document (24 Mar 2004); vol. 2 (March 2005) ; vol. 3 (December 2005) & vol. 4 (19 Sep 2008);

Electoral Commission Social Exclusion and Political Engagement November 2005 (available online)

Electoral Commission Election 2005: Engaging the Public in Great Britain December 2005 (available online)

Electoral Commission Election 2005: Turnout: How Many, Who and Why? October 2005 (available online)

Information regarding UK public attitudes to institutions can be found in the World Values Survey and the European Social Survey.

Information regarding UK public attitudes to institutions can be found in the World Values Survey and the European Social Survey.

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Bomberg, E Green Parties and Politics in the European Union London: Routledge 1998

Brookes, S.K., Jordan, A.G., Kimbar, R.H., and Richardson, J.J. 'The Growth of the Environment as a Political Issue in Britain' British Journal of Political Science 6(2) 1976

Bryant, B. Twyford Downs: Roads, Campaigning and Environmental Law London: E & FN Spon 1996

Carson, Rachel Silent Spring Boston: Houghton Mifflin; Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press 1962

Carter, N., 'The 1997 British General Election' in Environmental Politics, 6, 3, 1997

Carter, N., The Politics of the Environment: Ideas, Activism, Policy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001

Connelly, J. and Smith, G., Politics and the Environment: From Theory to Practice, 2nd ed. London: Routlege, 2003

Cotgrove, S. & Duff, A. 'Environmentalism, Middle Class Radicalism and Politics' Sociological Review, 28,2, 1980

Deluca, Kevin Michael Deluca Image Politics: The New Rhetoric of Environmental Activism Routledge 1999

Doherty, B., Ideas and Actions in the Environmental Movement, London: Routledge, 2002

Doyle, T. and McEachern, D., Environment and Politics, London: Routledge, 1998

Eden, S Environmental Issues and Business Chichester: John Wiley 1996

Garner, R Environmental Politics Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf 1996

Griggs, S., Howarth, D., & Jacobs, B. 'Second Runway at Manchester' Parliamentary Affairs, 51, 1998

Herring, H 'The Conservation Society: Harbinger of the 1970s Environment Movement in the UK' Environment and History, 7(4) 2001, pp. 381-401

Humphreys, D Forest Politics: The Evolution of International Co-operation London: Earthscan 1996

Jordan, G. and Maloney, W. A., The Protest Business: Mobilizing Campaign Groups Manchester: Manchester University Press: 1997

Lowe, P. and Goyder, J. Environmental Groups in Politics London: Allen & Unwin 1983

Lytle, Mark H. Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement Oxford: Oxford University Press 2006

Maples, W.E. It's no wonder people end up in trees: Radical Environmental Activism in the Post-modern Age Ph.D Thesis, University of Birmingham (1998)

McCormick, J. The Global Environmental Movement Chichester: John Wiley & Sons 1995

Meadows, Donella H. The Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome's Project on The Predicament of Mankind New York: A Potomac Associates Book 1972

Princen, T., and Finger, M. Environmental NGOs in World Politics: Linking the Local and the Global London: Routledge 1994

Rawcliffe, P., Environmental Pressure Groups in Transition, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998

Rootes, C. (ed.) Environmental Movements: Local, National and Global London: Frank Cass 1999

Rootes, C., Seel, B., and Adams, D. 'The Old, The New, and the Old New: British Environmental Organisations from Conservationism to Radical Ecologism' Paper Presented to the Joint Sessions of the European Consortium of Political Research April 2000

Seel, B. '"If Not You, Then Who?" Earth First! in the UK' in Environmental Politics 6, 4, 1997

Seel, B., Paterson, M. and Doherty, B. (eds.), Direct Action in British Environmentalism London: Routledge, 2000

Wall, Derek Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical Environmentalism and Comparative Social Movements London: Routledge 1999

Van der Heijden, H. A., 'Political Opportunity Structure and the Institutionalisation of the Environmental Movement' in Environmental Politics 6, 4, 1997

Weston, J. The FoE Experience: the Development of an Environmental Pressure Group Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic School of Planning 1989

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Globalisation and International Civil Society

Barber, Benjamin R Jihad versus McWorld New York: Times Books 1996

Diamond, Jared Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13,000 Years London: Vintage 1998

DeMars, W NGOs and Transnational Networks London: Pluto 2005

Doh, J and Teegen, H Globalization and NGOs London: Praeger 2003

Fukuyama, Francis The End of History and the Last Man Harmondsworth: Penguin 1992

Giddens, A The Consequences of Modernity Cambridge: Routledge 1996

Giddens, A Runaway World London: Routledge 2000

Hertz, Noreena The Silent Takeover: Global Capitalism and the Death of Democracy London: Heinemann 2002

Klein, N No Logo: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs London: Flamingo 2001

Latouche, Serge Westernisation of the World: Significance, Scope and Limits of the Drive Towards Global Uniformity Cambridge: Polity Press 1996

Legrain, Phillipe Open World: The Truth About Globalisation London: Abacus 2002

Mayo, M. Global Citizens: Social Movements and the Challenge of Globalization London: Zed 2005

Mestrum, Francine & Weber, Donald (eds.) Inside Outside: Past and Future of the Anti-globalization Movement Ghent: IALHI / Amsab-ISH / Foundation Kreveld, 2006

Monbiot, G Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain Basingstoke: Macmillan 2000

Monbiot, G The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order London: Flamingo 2003

New Internationalist magazine is a consistent and vocal opponent of the neo-liberal economic facets of globalisation. Specific examples can be found in: No. 374 (2004) 'The Free Trade Game'; No. 365 (2004) 'IMF/World Bank'; No. 355 (2003) 'Privatisation'.

Steger, Manfred B Globalism: The New Market Ideology Oxford; Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield c2002

Stiglitz, Joseph E Globalisation and its Discontents London: Penguin 2002

Wolf, Martin Why Globalisation Works London; New Haven, Cn: Yale University Press 2004

Warkentin, C Reshaping World Politics: NGOs, the Internet, and Global Civil Society Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2001

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Burrows et al (eds.) Homelessness and Social Policy London: Routledge 1997

Fitzpatrick, S. Single Homelessness: An Overview of Research in Britain Bristol: Policy 2000

Hall, T. Better Times Than This: Youth Homelessness in Britain London: Pluto 2000

Humphreys, R. No Fixed Abode: A History of Responses to the Roofless and Rootless in Britain Basingstoke: Macmillan 1999

Hutson, S. & Clapham, D. Homelessness: Public Policies and Private Troubles London: Cassell 1999

Klinker et al A Review of Single Homelessness Research: Research Summaries Bristol: Policy 2000

Klinker, S. & Fitzpatrick, S. A Bibliography of Single Homelessness Research Bristol: Policy 2000

Simon Community The Simon Community, 1963-1998: 35th anniversary issue of "Simon Star": the newsletter of the Simon Community London: Simon Community 1998

Swithinbank, T. Coming Up from the Streets: The Story of the Big Issue London: Earthscan 2001

Wallich-Clifford, Anton Caring on Skid Row: A Study of Grassroots Caring with the Homeless and Rootless London: Simon Community 1976

Shelter's website contains a bookshop of up-to-date publications on housing and homelessness.


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International Development

Black, M. A Cause for Our Times: OXFAM: The First Fifty Years Oxford: Oxford University Press 1992

Bortolotti, D Hope in Hell: Inside the World of Medicines Sans Frontieres Firefly 2006

Calderisi, R. The Trouble with Africa Yale University Press 2006

Dichter, T. Despite Good Intentions: Why Development Assistance to the Third World Has Failed Boston: University of Massachusetts Press 2003

Easterly, W.R. The White Man's Burden Oxford: Oxford University Press 2006

Edwards, M. & Hulme, D. (eds.) Making a Difference: NGOs and Development in a Changing World London: Earthscan 1992

Hulme, D. & Edwards, M. (eds.) NGOs, States and Donors: Too Close for Comfort? Basingstoke: Macmillan 1997

Leutchford, M. & Burns, P. Waging the War on Want: 50 Years of Campaigning Against World Poverty London: War on Want 2003

New Internationalist magazine NI 383 October 2005: issue dedicated to BINGOs (Big International NGOs)

Pearce, J. (ed.) Development, NGOs, and Civil Society: Selected Essays from Development in Practice Oxford: Oxfam 2002

Preston, P. Development Theory: An Introduction Oxford: Blackwell 1996

Smillie, Ian The Alms Bazaar: Altruism Under Fire: Non-Profit Organizations and International Development London: Intermediate Technology Publications 1995

Smith, S. Ending Global Poverty Basingstoke: Macmillan 2005

Tvedt, T. Angels of Mercy or Development Diplomats?: NGOs and Foreign Aid Oxford: James Currey 1998

Van Rooey, A. Civil Society and the Aid Industry: The Politics of Promise London: Earthscan 1998

Wallace, T. & Lewis, D. New Roles and Relevance: Development NGOs and the Challenge of Change Great Britain: Kumarian Press 2000

Whiteley, P.F. and Winyard, S.J. Pressure for the Poor London: Methuen 1987

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Rights

Adam, BD, Duyvendak, JW & Krouwel, A The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics: National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press 1999

Altman, Dennis Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation London: Serpents Tail 1993

Beemyn, Brett (ed.) Creating a Place for Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community Histories London, New York: Routledge 1997

Bernstein, M 'Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained? Conceptualizing Social Movement "Success" in the Lesbian and Gay Movement', Sociological Perspectives, 46 (3) 2003

Blasius, M, & Phelan, S We are Everywhere: A Historical Sourcebook in Gay and Lesbian Politics London, New York: Routledge 1997

Cant, B, & Hemmings, S (eds.) Radical Records: Thirty Years of Lesbian and Gay History 1957-1987 London: Routledge 1988

Carabine, J, & Monro, S 'Lesbian and Gay Politics and Participation in New Labour's Britain' Social Politics, 11 (2) Summer 2004

Cooper, D Sexing the City: Lesbian and Gay Politics Within the Activist State London: Rivers Oram Press 1994

David, Hugh On Queer Street: A Social History of British Homosexuality, 1895-1995 London: HarperCollins 1997

Davidson, R & Davis, G 'Sexuality and the State: the Campaign for Scottish Homosexual Law Reform, 1967-80', Contemporary British History, 20(4) 2006

Durham, M 'Abortion, gay rights and politics in Britain and America: A Comparison' Parliamentary Affairs, 58 (1) Jan 2005

Gay Left Collective (eds.) Homosexuality: Power and Politics London: Allison & Busby 1980

Grey, A Quest for Justice: Towards Homosexual Emancipation London: Sinclair-Stevenson 1992

Hamer, E Britannia's Glory: History of Twentieth Century Lesbians London: Cassell 1996

Higgins, Patrick Heterosexual Dictatorship: Male Homosexuality in Postwar Britain London: Fourth Estate 1996

Houlbrook, Matt Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1981-1957 London, Chicago: University of Chicago Press 2005

Jeffery-Poulter, Stephen Peers, Queers and Commons: The Struggle for Gay Law Reform from 1950 to the Present London: Routledge 1991

Jivani, Alkarim It's Not Unusual: A History of Lesbian and Gay Britain in the Twentieth Century London: Michael OMara Books 1997

Lucas, Ian OutRage! : An Oral History London: Cassell 1998

Martel, F The Pink and the Black: Homosexuals in France since 1968 Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press 1999

Miller, Neil Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present London: Vintage 1995

Norton, Rictor The Myth of the Modern Homosexual: Queer History and the Search for Cultural Unity London: Cassell 1997

Power, Lisa No Bath but Plenty of Bubbles: An Oral History of the Gay Liberation Front,1970-73 London: Cassell 1995

Rose, K Diverse Communities: The Evolution of Lesbian and Gay Politics in Ireland Cork: Cork University Press 1994

Sexual Politics in Britain (microforms published by Primary Source Microfilm - click on the link for more information)

Smith, Anna Marie New Right Discourse on Race and Sexuality Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1994

Smith, Patricia Juliana (ed.) The Queer Sixties London, New York: Routledge 1999

Tatchell, Peter Europe in the Pink: Lesbian & Gay Equality in the New Europe London: GMP 1992

Waites, Matthew The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexuality and Citizenship Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2005

Weeks, J Coming Out: Homosexual Politics in Britain from the Nineteenth Century to the Present London: Quartet 1977 (rev. edn. 1991)

Weeks, J Sex, Politics and Society: The Regulation of Sexuality since 1800 London: Longman 1981 (2nd edn. 1989)

Weeks, Jeffrey, Holland, Janet, and Waites, Matthew Sexualities and Society: A Reader Oxford: Polity 2003

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Peace Movements

Bogdan Vasi, Ion 'The New Anti-war Protests and Miscible Mobilizations' Social Movement Studies 5(2) 2006

Breyman, S Movement Genesis: Social Movement Theory and the 1980s West German Peace Movement Oxford; Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press 1998

Breyman, S Why Movements Matter: The West German Peace Movement and US Arms Control Policy Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2001

Byrne, P The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament London 1988

Carter, A Peace Movements: International Protest and World Politics since 1945 London: Longman 1992

Carty, V. & Onyett, J. 'Protest, Cyberactivism and New Social Movements: The Reemergence of the Peace Movement Post 9/11' Social Movement Studies 5(3) 2006

Ceadle, Martin Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945 Oxford: Oxford University Press 2000

Fairhall, D Common Ground: The Story of Greenham IB Tauris 2006

Hinton, J Protests & Visions: Peace Politics in Twentieth Century Britain London: Hutchinson Radius 1989

Kaltefleiter, W, & Pflatzgraff, R (ed.) The Peace Movements in Europe & the United States London: Croom Helm 1985

Liddington, J The Long Road to Greenham: Feminism and Anti-Militarism in Britain since 1820 London: Virago 1989

Mason, D, & Robinson, C (ed.) Challenge to the New God: The Resistance to Nuclear Weapons Gooday 1988

Mattausch, J A Commitment to Campaign: A Sociological Study of CND Manchester 1989

Murray, A & German, L Stop the War: The Story of Britain's Biggest Mass Movement Bookmarks 2005

Overy, B How Effective are Peace Movements? rev. & enl. ed. Montreal: Harvest House 1982

Parkin, F Middle-Class Radicalism: The Social Basis of CND Manchester 1968

Pettitt, A. Walking to Greenham: How the Peace Camp began and the Cold War Ended, Honno 2006

Ramesh, R (ed.) The War We Could Not Stop: The Real Story of the Battle for Iraq, London: Faber & Faber 2003

Taylor, R Against the Bomb: The British Peace Movement, 1958-1965 Oxford: Clarendon 1988

Taylor, R, & Young, N (ed.) Campaigns for Peace: British Peace Movements in the Twentieth Century Manchester: Manchester University Press 1987

Thompson, E.P. Protest and Survive London: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and The Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation 1980

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Brown, Callum The Death of Christian Britain London: Routledge 2001

Brown, Callum Religion and Society in Twentieth-Century Britain Harlow: Longman 2006

Bruce, Steve Religion in Modern Britain Oxford: Oxford University Press 1995

Davie, Grace Religion in Britain since 1945: Believing without Belonging Oxford: Blackwell 1994

McLeod, Hugh Religion and the People of Western Europe, 1789-1989 2nd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1997

McLeod, Hugh and Ustorf, Werner (eds.) The Decline of Christendom in Western Europe, 1750-2000 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2003

Norman, Edward Secularisation London: Continuum 2002

Prochaska, Frank Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain: The Disinherited Spirit Oxford: Oxford University Press 2000

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Aldgate, A, Chapman, J, & Marwick, A Windows on the Sixties: Exploring Key Texts of Media and Culture London, New York: IB Tauris 2000

Booker, C The Neophiliacs: The Revolution in English Life in the Fifties and Sixties London: Pimlico 1992

Curtis, H, & Sanderson, M The Unsung Sixties: Memoirs of Social Innovation London 2004

Donnelly, M Sixties Britain: Culture, Society, and Politics Harlow: Pearson Longman 2005

Green, J Days in the Life: Voices from the English Underground London 1988

Green, J All Dressed Up: The Sixties and the Counter-Culture London 1999

Hitchens, P The Abolition of Britain: The British Cultural Revolution from Lady Chatterley to Tony Blair London: Quartet 1999

Holden, Andrew Makers and Manners: Politics and Morality in Post-War Britain London: Politicos 2005

Horn, Gerd-Rainer The Spirit of '68: Rebellion in Western Europe and North America, 1956 Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007

Isserman, Maurice & Kazin, Michael America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s Oxford: OUP 2007

Levin, B The Pendulum Years: Britain and the Sixties London: Cape 1970

Marwick, A The Sixties: Cultural Revolution in Britain, France, Italy and the United States, c.1958-1974 Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998

Sandbrook, D Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles London: Abacus 2006

Sandbrook, Dominic White Heat: A History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties London: Little, Brown 2006

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Voluntary Sector and Civil Society

Beveridge, W. Voluntary Action: A Report on the Methods of Social Advance London: Allen & Unwin 1948

Beveridge, W. & Wells, A.F. (eds.) The evidence for Voluntary Action: Being Memoranda by Organisations and Individuals and Other Material Relevant to Voluntary Action London: Allen & Unwin 1949

Charities Aid Foundation have regularly published 'state of the sector' reports, for example Pharoah, C. and Smerdon, M. (eds.) Dimensions of the Voluntary Sector: Key Facts, Figures, Analysis & Trends West Malling, Kent: Charities Aid Foundation 1998

Cohen, J. & Arato, A. Civil Society and Political Theory Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press 1992

Commission on the Future of the Voluntary Sector Meeting the Challenge of Change: Voluntary Action into the 21st Century: The Report of the Commission on the Future of the Voluntary Sector London: NCVO Publications 1996

Committee on Voluntary Organisations The Future of Voluntary Organisations: Report of the Wolfenden Committee London: Croom Helm 1978

Davis-Smith, J., Rochester, C. & Hedley, R. (eds.) An Introduction to the Voluntary Sector London: Routledge 1995

Deakin, N. In Search of Civil Society Basingstoke: Palgrave 2001

Fine, R. & Rai, S. (eds.) Civil Society: Democratic Perspectives London: Frank Cass 1997

Finlayson, G. Citizen, State and Social Welfare in Britain 1830-1990 Oxford: Clarendon Press 1994

Hall, J.A. (ed.) Civil Society: Theory, History, Comparison Cambridge: Polity Press 1995

Hanvey, C. & Philpot, T. (eds.) The Role and Workings of Voluntary Organisations London: Routledge 1996

Harris, J. (ed.) Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions Oxford: Oxford University Press 2003

Hodgkinson, V. & Foley, M. (eds.) The Civil Society Reader Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England 2003

Hoggett, P. The Future of Civic Forms of Organisation London: Demos 1994

Janowski, T. Citizenship and Civil Society Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998

Keane, J. Civil Society: Old Images, New Vision Cambridge: Polity Press 1998

Kendall, Jeremy; Martin Knapp; Rob Paton; and Alan Thomas. "The 'social economy' in the UK." In The Third Sector Cooperative, Mutual and Nonprofit Organisations, edited by Jacques Defourny and José L. Monzón Campos. Brussels: De Boeck Université, 1992.

Kendall, J. and Knapp, M.R.J. The Voluntary Sector in the U.K., Manchester: Manchester University Press 1996

Kendall, J & Almond, S 'United Kingdom' in Global Civil Society, Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Vol. I (1999)

Kendall, J. The Voluntary Sector: Comparative Perspectives in the UK London: Routledge 2003

Knight, B. Voluntary Action 2nd edn. London: Centris 1993

Mulgan, J. The Other Invisible Hand: Remaking Charity for the 21st Century London: Demos 1995

National Council of Voluntary Organisations Voluntary Sector Almanac [published regularly].

Marquand, D Decline of the Public: The Hollowing Out of Citizenship, Cambridge: Polity 2004

Plowden, W Next Steps in Voluntary Action: An analysis of five years of developments in the voluntary sector in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales London: CCS/NCVO 2001 [Download the Plowden Report, PDF 500 ko]

Prochaska, F. The Voluntary Impulse: Philanthropy in Modern Britain London: Faber 1988

Putnam, R. Making Democracy Work Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1993

Putnam, R. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community New York: Simon & Schuster 2000

Salamon, L. and Anheier, H. (eds.) Defining the Nonprofit Sector: A Cross-National Analysis, Manchester: Manchester University Press 1997

Schwabenland, Christina Stories, Visions and Values in Voluntary Organisations Ashgate 2006

Seddon, Nick Who Cares? How State Funding and Political Activism Change Charity London: Civitas 2007


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Women's Rights

Bagguley, P 'Contemporary British Feminism: A Social Movement in Abeyance?' Social Movement Studies, 1 (2) 2002

Bruley, S Women in Britain Since 1900 Basingstoke: Palgrave 1999

Caine, B English Feminism, 1780-1980 Oxford: Oxford University Press 1997

Cook, H The Long Sexual Revolution Oxford: Oxford University Press 2004

Coote, A. & Campbell, B Sweet Freedom. The Struggle for Women's Liberation 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell 1987

Friedan, B The Feminine Mystique London: Victor Gollancz 1963

Grant, L Sexing the Millennium: A Political History of the Sexual Revolution Harpercollins 1994

Greer, G The Female Eunuch London: MacGibbon and Kee1970

Lewis, J Women in Britain since 1945 Oxford: Balckwell 1992

Meeham, E 'British Feminism from the 1960s to the 1980s' in Smith, H. (ed.) British Feminism in the Twentieth Century Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press1990

Millett, K Sexual Politics London: Hart-Davis 1971

Pugh, M Women and the Women's Movement in Britain, 1914-1999 Basingstoke: Macmillan 2000

Rowbotham, S Women in Movement: Feminism and Social Action London, New York: Routledge 1992

Sexual Politics in Britain (microforms published by Primary Source Microfilm - click on the link for more information)

Wandor, M (ed.) The Body Politic: Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement in Britain, 1969-72 London: Stage 1 1972

Zweinieger-Bargielowska, I (ed.) Women in Twentieth Century Britain Harlow: Longman 2000

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Poll Tax

Bellamy, R 'The Anti-Poll Tax Non-Payment Campaign and Liberal Concepts of Political Obligation', Government and Opposition, 29(1), 1994

Barr, G 'The Anti-Poll Tax Movement: an Insider's View of an Outsider Group', Talking Politics, 4(3), 1992, pp143-7

Burns, Danny Poll Tax Rebellion London & Stirling: AK Press 1992

Butler, D, Adonis, A, & Travers, T Failure in British Government: The Politics of the Poll Tax Oxford: Oxford University Press 1994

Campbell, John Margaret Thatcher: Volume II: The Iron Lady London: Pimlico 2004

Gibson, John The Politics and Economics of the Poll Tax: Mrs Thatcher's Downfall Warley: Engineering Materials Advisory Services Ltd 1990

Macgregor, S 'Poverty, the Poll Tax and Thatcherite Welfare Policy (1): How the Poll Tax Axed Thatcher', Political Quarterly, 62(4), 1991

Macgregor, S 'Poverty, the Poll Tax and Thatcherite Welfare Policy (2): Poverty & Insecurity at the End of the 1980s', Political Quarterly, 63(1), 1992

Preston, V (ed.) Resistance to the Poll Tax: ICBH Witness Seminar Programme London: ICBH 2003

Seldon, A (ed.) How Tory Governments Fall: The Tory Party in Power since 1783 London: Fontana 1996

Tonge, J 'The Anti-Poll Tax Movement: A Pressure Movement, Politics, 14(3), 1994, pp93-9

Young, Hugo One of Us: A Biography of Margaret Thatcher Final edn. London: Pan 1993

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Social Movement Theory

Blumer, H 'Collective Behaviour' in A. McClung-Lee (ed.) Principles of Sociology New York, NY: Barnes & Noble 1969

Calhoun, C (ed.) Social Theory and the Politics of Identity Oxford: Blackwell 1994

Chong, D. Collective Action and the Civil Rights Movement Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1991

Eyerman, R., and Jamison, A. Social Movements: A Cognitive Approach Cambridge: Polity Press 1991

Frankel, B. The Post-Industrial Utopians Cambridge: Polity Press 1987

Giddens, A. The Class Structure of Advanced Societies London: Hutchinson 1973

Goldthorpe, J. 'Rational Actor Theory for Sociology' British Journal of Sociology 49(2) 1998

Gurr, T. Why Men Rebel Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1970

Habermas, J. Legitimation Crisis London: Heinemann 1976

Habermas, J 'New Social Movements' Telos 49 1981 pp33-37

Hirshman, A. Shifting Involvements: Private Interests and Public Action Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1982

Inglehart, R The Silent Revolution Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1977

Johnston, H., and Klandermans, B. (eds.) Social Movements and Culture Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press 1995

Jasper, J. The Art of Moral Protest Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press 1997

Jenkins, C. 'Resource Mobilisation Theory and the Study of Social Movements' Annual Review of Sociology 9 1983

Kornhauser, W. The Politics of Mass Society London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1960

McAdam, D., Tarrow, S., and Tilly, C. Dynamics of Contention Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2001

Melucci, A. Nomads of the Present London: Radius 1988

Melucci, A. Challenging Codes: Collective Action in the Information Age Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1996

Oberschall, A. Social Conflict and Social Movement Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall 1973

Olson, M. The Logic of Collective Action Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press 1965

Parkin, F Middle Class Radicalism Manchester: Manchester University Press 1968

Snow, D. et al 'Social Networks and Social Movements' American Sociological Review 45(5) 1980

Snow, D. et al 'Frame Alignment Process, Micromobilisation and Movement Participation' American Sociological Review 51(4) 1986

Snow, D. et al 'Master Frames and Cycles of Protest' in Morris, A. & McClurg Mueller, C. (eds.) Frontiers in Social Movement Theory New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 1992

Tilly, C. From Mobilisation to Revolution New York: Random House 1978

Tarrow, S. Power in Movement Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1994

Touraine, A. The Voice and the Eye Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1981

Traugott, M. (ed.) Repertoires and Cycles of Collective Action Durham, NC: Duke University Press 1994

Turner, R., and Killian, L. Collective Behaviour Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall 1957

Zald, M., and McCarthy, J. The Dynamics of Social Movements Cambridge, Mass: Winthrop 1979

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History of Specific NGOs

Bird, D Never the Same Again: History of VSO Cambridge: Lutterworth 1998

Black, M. A Cause for Our Times: OXFAM: The First Fifty Years Oxford: Oxford University Press 1992

Byrne, P The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament London 1988

Clark, A Diplomacy of Conscience: Amnesty International and Changing Human Rights Norms Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press 2001

Fieldhouse, R Anti-Apartheid: A History of the Movement in Britain: A Study in Pressure Group Politics London: Merlin 2005

Forsythe, D The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2005

Hopgood, S Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International Ithaca, NY: Cornell Universoty Press 2006

Lucas, Ian OutRage! : An Oral History London: Cassell 1998

Luetchford, M. & Burns, P. Waging the War on Want: 50 Years of Campaigning Against World Poverty London: War on Want 2003

Macleod, D Building Character in the American Boy: The Boy Scouts, YMCA and Their Forerunners Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Press 1983

Mattausch, J A Commitment to Campaign: A Sociological Study of CND Manchester 1989

Newkirk, I. Free the Animals: The Story of the Animal Liberation Front Lantern Books 2000

Renton, D When We Touched the Sky: The Anti-Nazi League 1977-1981 Cheltenham: New Clarion Press, 2006

Simon Community The Simon Community, 1963-1998: 35th anniversary issue of "Simon Star": the newsletter of the Simon Community London: Simon Community 1998

Weston, J. The FoE Experience: the Development of an Environmental Pressure Group Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic School of Planning 1989



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