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- Beacon Press 2010; US$ 16.00
If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin?s rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a meaningful life? Can one person even begin to make a difference in our hugely complex, globalized world? more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
Developing country governments and the development aid community are acutely aware of the need to find more effective ways to improve basic living conditions for the poor, as traditional approaches of delivering public support have not always led to the results intended. 'Results-based financing' (RBF) instruments, which tie the disbursement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95
The international development community invests billions of dollars to improve organisational capacity. But real-life practice is poorly understood and undervalued as a distinct professional domain. Written by practitioners, this innovative publication is designed to make capacity development more professional and increasingly effective in achieving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Provides an analysis of some of the most traumatic situations involving famine and war of the last two decades, helping us to understand what it takes to be an aid worker and how important humanitarian action is today. Famine and war evoke strong emotional reactions, and for most people there is a limited amount they can do. But the relief worker has... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2008; US$ 17.43
Dr Catherine Hamlin has been described as a living saint and one of our greatest Australians. Since 1959 she has lived and worked in Ethiopia, helping the victims of fistulas ? devastating injuries caused by obstructed labour in childbirth, which condemn women to a lifetime of incapacity and degradation. The surgery she pioneered has helped tens... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.00
This reissue, first published in 1976, considers the rapid rate of economic growth in Kenya, combined with its apparent political stability, to determine whether or not this is indeed a case of ?growth without development? and, if so, where the responsibility for aid lies in this situation. The book concludes that while Kenyan growth has not been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 100.00
First published in 1975, in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, this study examines the case for and against aid for developing nations, taking the specific example of British aid to Malawi?s economic development since independence in 1964. Kathryn Morton suggests that without Britain?s aid, Malawi?s capacity to develop would have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 95.00
First published in 1971, this reissue considers the main aspects of foreign aid to developing countries in terms of economic concepts and principles. The author gives an economic definition of aid and considers the motives for giving aid and the principles on which it may be allocated. He looks at the effect on the economic growth of developing countries... more...