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- Stanford University Press 2013;
In the 1980s and 1990s, neoliberal forms of governance largely dominated Latin American political and social life. Neoliberalism, Interrupted examines the recent and diverse proliferation of responses to neoliberalism's hegemony. In so doing, this vanguard collection of case studies undermines the conventional dichotomies used to understand transformation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
This significant new textbook questions traditional conceptions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to provide a new understanding of the ?Global South?, highlighting the rich diversity of regions that are usually only viewed in terms of their ?problems?. Providing a positive but critical approach to a number of key issues affecting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change is a collection of 21 expert essays on the institutions that transmit cultural values from generation to generation. The essays are an outgrowth of a research project begun by Samuel Huntington and Larry Harrison in their widely discussed book Culture Matters the goal of which is guidelines for cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
The issue of the pros and cons of free trade from the point of view of developing countries refuses to dissipate, and in Latin America, the debate rages most fiercely. Argentina is still licking its wounds after a catastrophic past five years, and Brazil and others have hardened their line ? even going so far as to initiate the influential new G20... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95
This unique and insightful text offers an exploration of the origins and subsequent development of the concept of just sustainability. It discusses key topics, such as food justice, the democratization of our streets, social inclusion, and alternative economic models, with a specific focus on solutions-oriented policy and planning initiatives that... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 26.95
Since Evo Morales was elected president in 2006 as leader of the MAS, the first social movement to achieve political power in Latin America, Bolivia has seen radical changes and continues to generate huge interest worldwide. In this revealing new book, Crabtree and Chaplin show how ordinary people have responded to the processes of change that have... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
Traditional pathways to delivering health care to the global poor are failing. Five million children die each year before their fifth birthday due to lack of basic health education, services, or low-cost treatments. Bing and Epstein show how focusing micro-innovations at the level of care is the way to end these grim health statistics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and infrastructure. Yet while there is emerging interest within... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
As the Kyoto Protocol limps along without the participation of the US and Australia, on-going climate negotiations are plagued by competing national and business interests that are creating stumbling blocks to success. Climate Change Negotiations: A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating Multilateral Cooperation asks how these persistent obstacles... more...