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Title Constructing world culture : international nongovernmental organizations since 1875 / edited by John Boli and George M. Thomas.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999.

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Subject Non-governmental organizations -- History -- 20th century.
International relations -- History -- 20th century.
Internationalism -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Boli, John, 1948-
Thomas, George M.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 363 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-355) and index.
Contents INGOs and the organization of world culture / John Boli and George M. Thomas -- National participation in world-polity organization / John Boli, Thomas A. Loya, and Teresa Loftin -- The rationalization and organization of nature in world culture / David John Frank [and others] -- The emergence and transformation of the international women's movement / Nitza Berkovitch -- Constructing global identity: the role of esperanto / Young S. Kim -- Rules of war and wars of rules: the International Red Cross and the restraint of state violence / Martha Finnemore -- Standardization in the world polity: technical rationality over power / Thomas A. Loya and John Boli -- Population control for national development: from world discourse to national policies / Deborah Barrett and David John Frank -- Development INGOs / Colette Chabbott -- Science associations in the international sphere, 1875-1900: the rationalization of science and the scientization of society / Evan Schofer -- Conclusion: world authority structures and legitimations / John Boli.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585091374 (electronic bk.)
9780585091372 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42856389
Additional Format Print version: Constructing world culture. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999 0804734216 (DLC) 98035017 (OCoLC)39747297
Table of Contents
 Introduction / John Boli, George M. Thomas1
Pt. 1International Nongovernmental Organizations in the World Polity 
 1INGOs and the Organization of World Culture / John Boli, George M. Thomas13
 2National Participation in World-Polity Organization / John Boli, Thomas A. Loya, Teresa Loftin50
Pt. 2Social Movement Sectors 
 3The Rationalization and Organization of Nature in World Culture / David John Frank, Ann Hironaka, John W. Meyer [et al.]81
 4The Emergence and Transformation of the International Women's Movement / Nitza Berkovitch100
 5Constructing a Global Identity: The Role of Esperanto / Young S. Kim127
 6Rules of War and Wars of Rules: The International Red Cross and the Restraint of State Violence / Martha Finnemore149
Pt. 3Technical, Scientific, and Development Sectors 
 7Standardization in the World Polity: Technical Rationality Over Power / Thomas A. Loya, John Boli169
 8Population Control for National Development: From World Discourse to National Policies / Deborah Barrett, David John Frank198
 9Development INGOs / Colette Chabbott222
 10Science Associations in the International Sphere, 1875-1990: The Rationalization of Science and the Scientization of Society / Evan Schofer249
 Conclusion: World Authority Structures and Legitimations / John Boli267

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