Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 July 2009

256 Pages | 19 lines

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195371178

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Global Compassion

Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Rachel M. McCleary

Global Compassion is an ambitious account of the relationship between private voluntary organizations (PVOs) and the US federal government from 1939 to 2005. Organizations like Oxfam, CARE, World Vision, and Catholic Relief Services are known the world over; however, little is known about the relationship between these private agencies and the federal government, and how truly influential these organizations can be in the realm of foreign policy. Here, Rachel McCleary provides the first truly comprehensive study of PVOs and their complex, often-fraught interaction with the federal government.


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