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" Advocacy captures what is unique about these transnational networks: they are organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and they often involve individuals advocating policy changes that cannot be easily linked to a rationalist understanding... "
Gender, Development, and Advocacy - Page 22
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Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics

Margaret E. Keck, Kathryn Sikkink - Political Science - 1998 - 228 pages
...original). 17 Deborah A. Stone, Policy Paradox and Political Reason (New York: HarperCollins, 1988), p. 6. involve individuals advocating policy changes that...a rationalist understanding of their "interests." Some issue areas reproduce transnationally the webs of personal relationships that are crucial in the...
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NGOs and Human Rights: Promise and Performance

Claude E. Welch, Jr. - Political Science - 2001 - 290 pages
...note that, "Advocacy captures what is unique about these transnational networks: they are organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and...easily linked to a rationalist understanding of their 'interests'."14 The term "public interest group" might also fit here, since, as David P. Forsythe notes,...
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Community Informatics: Shaping Computer-mediated Social Relations

Leigh Keeble, Brian Loader - Computers - 2001 - 388 pages
...according to homo eeonomieus. Keck and Sikkink (1998) report out that 'advocacy networks' 'often involved individuals advocating policy changes that cannot...a rationalist understanding of their 'interests'.' An effective and equitable system of governance would help promote the creativity of the civic sector...
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Teamsters and Turtles?: U.S. Progressive Political Movements in the 21st Century

John C. Berg - Philosophy - 2003 - 283 pages
...organizations generally share a strong faith in the impact of informed public opinion. They "are organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and...a rationalist understanding of their 'interests.' "21 NGOs such as HRW or AI invest significant resources in research, publication, and advocacy. By...
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Constructing Human Rights in the Age of Globalization

Mahmood Monshipouri - Political Science - 2003 - 353 pages
...negotiate the social, cultural, and political meanings of their joint enterprise. Such advocacy networks "often involve individuals advocating policy changes...to a rationalist understanding of their interests" (Keck and Sikkink 1998, 8-9). Since World War II, such advocacy networks have played a major role in...
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European Yearbook of Minority Issues: 2001/2

European Centre for Minority Issues Staf - Law - 2003 - 680 pages
...network' is a network "organised to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms", which often involves "individuals advocating policy changes that cannot...a rationalist understanding of their 'interests'" (advocates plead the causes of others).29 Transnational advocacy networks have in recent years attracted...
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Community in the Digital Age: Philosophy and Practice

Andrew Feenberg, Darin David Barney - Computers - 2004 - 293 pages
...impossibility according to homo economicis.16 Keck and Sikkink report that "advocacy networks" "often involved individuals advocating policy changes that cannot...easily linked to a rationalist understanding of their 'interests.'"17 An effective and equitable system of governance would help promote the creativity of...
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The Democracy Makers: Human Rights and International Order

Nicolas Guilhot - Political Science - 2005 - 274 pages
...Sikkink, who are among the main proponents of this approach, advocacy networks are thus "organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and...a rationalist understanding of their 'interests.' " (1998: 8-9). Their formation is "motivated by values rather than by material concerns of professional...
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Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements

Janice Love - History - 2005 - 240 pages
...issue areas Advocacy captures what is unique about these transnational networks: they are organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and...easily linked to a rationalist understanding of their 'interests,'**39 A wide variety of NGOs may participate in such networks. Some might be called private...
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Perspectives on World Politics

Richard Little, Michael Smith - Political Science - 2006 - 433 pages
...proposition. Advocacy captures what is unique about these transnational networks: they are organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and...a rationalist understanding of their "interests." Some issue areas reproduce transnationally the webs of personal relationships that are crucial in the...
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