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- CODESRIA 2013; US$ 32.95
Development has been on Africaís agenda for a long time but progress has been both varied and limited, partly due to the diverse levelsof the discussions ont he challenges and the interventions for tackling them. Africaís greatest challenge is the uneven development within and between its countries, and the pressing issues of extreme poverty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Continuing debates over the meaning of development and awareness of the persistence of poverty have resulted in increasing concern over how to ?do? development. There are growing numbers of development organizations, undertaking different activities, at different scales, with different motivations, and differing levels of success. It is necessary... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
In God is Red , Chinese dissident journalist and poet Liao Yiwu?once lauded, later imprisoned, and now celebrated author of For a Song and a Hundred Songs and The Corpse Walker ?profiles the extraordinary lives of dozens of Chinese Christians, providing a rare glimpse into the underground world of belief that is taking hold within the officially... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book explores how many issues related to development and governance ?including migration, disaster management, environmental justice, peace and security, sustainability, public-private partnerships, and terrorism ? impact the practice of social work. It takes a global, comparative approach, reflecting the global context in which social workers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Conventional wisdom says that the world is heading for a major water crisis. By 2050, global population will increase from 7 billion to a staggering 9.5 billion and the demands this will place on food and water systems will inevitably push river basins over the edge. The findings from this book present a different picture. While it is convenient... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
It is now widely accepted that the world is likely to face a major water crisis unless the present management practices are improved very significantly. Promoted extensively by donors and international institutions over the past 15 years, integrated water resources management (IWRM) has been assumed explicitly to be "the" solution for managing the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This volume attempts to insert itself within the larger discussion of Africa in the twenty-first century, especially within the realm of world politics. Despite the underwhelming amount of attention given to Africa's role in international politics in popular news sources, it is evident that Africa has a consistent record of participating in world... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The End of the Developmental State? brings together leading scholars of development to assess the current status of the "developmental state" in several developing and transitional economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, Brazil and India. Has the concept of the developmental state become outmoded? These... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1991; US$ 150.00
Uses case studies to show that provision must be made for the potentially disastrous demographic changes brought about by development projects in the Third World. more...