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  • Kicking the Skyby Anthony De Sa

    Algonquin Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    It was 1977 when a shoeshine boy, Emanuel Jaques, was brutally murdered in Toronto. In the aftermath of the crime, twelve-year-old Antonio Rebelo explores his neighborhood?s dark garages and labyrinthine back alleys along with his rapscallion friends.  As the media unravels the truth behind the Shoeshine Boy murder, Antonio sees his immigrant family--and... more...

  • Great Shadowby Mario de Sa-Carneiro

    Dedalus 2014; US$ 13.11

    One novella &6 stories dealing with identity and solitude more...

  • The Capability Approach and the Praxis of Developmentby Séverine Deneulin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 140.00

    The book examines the extent to which Amartya Sen's conception of 'development as freedom' can be a guide for development policy. It argues that the theoretical foundations of the conception need to be expanded, and that it needs to give more attention to collective and historical dimensions if it is to address poverty effectively. more...

  • An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approachby Severine Deneulin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethicsby Severine Deneulin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    This book introduces in an accessible way the capability approach, first articulated by Amartya Sen in the early 1980s. Written for an international audience, but rooted in the Latin American reality - a region with a history of movements for social justice - the book argues that the capability approach provides to date, the most encompassing and... more...

  • The Gulistan of Sa'diby Sa'di; James Ross

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    This masterpiece of Persian literature is a fascinating glimpse into the origins of one of the world's most venerable cultural traditions. Penned by one of the foremost Persian thinkers of the early medieval era, The Gulistan of Sa'di is a whirlwind tour through the political and intellectual issues of the period, ranging from advice for rulers... more...

  • Religion in Developmentby Séverine Deneulin; Masooda Bano

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 32.95

    Religion has largely remained unexplored in development studies. This timely new book aims to fill that gap. The authors expertly review how religion has been treated in the evolution of development thought, how it has been conceptualised in the social sciences, and highlights the major deficiencies of the assumption of secularism. more...

  • The Russian Revolutionby S.A. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    This introduction to the Russian Revolution provides a narrative of the main developments between 1917 and 1936. It rejects the liberal interpretation in favour of seeing the process as a the result of a backward society which sought modernization and ended in political tyranny. more...

  • Biological Effects of Surfactantsby S.A. Ostroumov

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 199.95

    Understanding the role of aquatic biota and the impact of pollution and chemical substances that enter aquatic ecosystems is crucial to the assessment, prevention, and remediation of damaged environments. Biological Effects of Surfactants synthesizes the most important findings from hundreds of articles and the author's current experiments on the biological... more...

  • Rain Forest Literaturesby Lucia Sá

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00

    In this unprecedented study, Lúcia Sá approaches indigenous texts as creative works rather than source material. She offers a historical overview of the impact of these texts on mainstream Spanish-American and Brazilian literatures, detailing comparisons with native sources and making close analyses of major instances, such as Mário de Andrade?s classic... more...