Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom is an associate professor of political science at the University of British Columbia. Her major research interests include democratization, human rights, women’s rights, the politics of international democracy assistance, and NGOs. Books include Funding Civil Society: Foreign Assistance and NGO Development in Russia (2006) and Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change (2010, co-edited with Kathryn Harrison).



Democracy promotion

Earlier this month the Liberal government released a review of Canada’s international assistance efforts. The review recommends that we strengthen our international humanitarian response in a number of key areas – including democratic governance. What …

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