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  • Language Teacher Identitiesby Matthew Clarke

    Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 49.95

    Presents linguistic analysis with social theory. This book explores the development of the first cohort of students to complete a new Bachelor of Education in English language teaching, theorizing the students' learning to teach in terms of the discursive construction of a teaching identity within an evolving community of practice. more...

  • Development and Religionby Matthew Clarke

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    Development and Religion explores how the world's five major religions - Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam - understand and practice 'development' through an examination of their sacred texts, social teaching and basic beliefs. Religious belief is a common human characteristic with eighty percent of the world's population... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Development and Religionby Matthew Clarke

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    With eighty percent of the world's population professing religious faith, religious belief is a common human characteristic. This fascinating and highly unique Handbook brings together state-of-the-art research on incorporating religion into development studies literature and research. The expert contributors illustrate that as religious identity... more...

  • Understanding Human Well-beingby McGillivray Mark; Clarke Matthew

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    With more than a billion people living on less than one dollar per day, human well-being is a core issue for both researchers and policy-makers. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a powerful reminder of this point. We now know more about human well-being and the related concepts of poverty and inequality than ever before, as a result of many... more...

  • The Millennium Development Goals and Beyondby Dr Simon Feeny; Dr Matthew Clarke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    This book examines how international aid donors and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) can assist countries in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The book examines the progress countries have made towards the MDGs and highlights the need to tailor the goals to individual country circumstances. more...

  • Challenging Capacity Buildingby Professor Sue Kenny; Dr Matthew Clarke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    Interrogates the idea of capacity building theoretically and explores the variety of meanings, constructions and practices of capacity building. This book examines capacity building in both developing and developed countries and takes the position that fragile communities are present in all societies. more...

  • Millennium Development Goals beyond 2015by Matthew Clarke; Simon Feeny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    In the year 2000, the international community agreed to a framework to address global poverty. This framework, known as the Millennium Development Goals, was time-bound with an end date of 2015. With this end now in sight, the international community is focusing on the achievement of these goals. However, it is also very important that consideration... more...

  • Islam and Developmentby Matthew Clarke; David Tittensor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims, but also have political and at times violent agendas. This tendency has led to a dearth of research on the wider Muslim aid and development... more...

  • Child Sponsorshipby Brad Watson; Matthew Clarke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book reviews the remarkable growth, diversity and challenges of child sponsorship. It features the latest progress in child sponsorship practice and necessary tensions experienced by some organisations as they seek to maximise impact. more...

  • Post-Disaster Reconstructionby Matthew Clarke; Ismet Fanany; Sue Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.00

    On Sunday 26 December 2004, a tsunami of up to 30 metres high hit the northern tip of Sumatera in Indonesia, causing immediate destruction and the deaths of at least 130,000 in Indonesia alone. The scale of the devastation and ensuing human suffering prompted the biggest response endeavour to any natural disaster in history. Post-Disaster Reconstruction... more...