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By Laura A. Dickinson

Over the earlier decade, states and foreign firms have shifted a shocking variety of overseas coverage features to non-public contractors. yet who's dependable whilst the staff of overseas inner most agencies do violence or create damage? This well timed e-book describes the prone which are now introduced by means of deepest contractors and the risk this development poses to center public values of human rights, democratic responsibility, and transparency. the writer bargains a sequence of concrete reforms which are essential to extend conventional criminal responsibility, build higher mechanisms of public participation, and change the organizational constitution and institutional tradition of contractor organizations. the result's a realistic, nuanced, and accomplished set of responses to the matter of international affairs privatization.

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